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Crash: How Long Will It Last?

Crash: How Long Will It Last?
In the second half of this special  Dispatches, economist and author Will Hutton continues the definitive insider’s account of how Britain’s economy went from boom to bust. Hutton reveals how those who tried to warn of the impending financial disaster were shouted down, ignored or fired. As a result, the repercussions of the collapse of Lehman Brothers hit an unprepared and vulnerable UK, and... 
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Not For Sale

Not For Sale
People all around the world are becoming increasingly dependent on a small number of large multinational businesses. Monsanto controls 90%of the production of genetically modified seeds. Microsoft holds an88.26% market share of the software industry, followed by apple with Mac who hold 9.93%. Everyday, 150 million people throughout the world, buy an Unilever product without even realising it. McDonalds,... 
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How the Banks Won

How the Banks Won
As the government prepares an emergency budget to help pay for the bank bailout, Will Hutton investigates the banks and what they’ve done with our money. He discovers that while ordinary taxpayers take the pain, for the banks it’s largely business as usual. Hutton analyses the banks’ accounts and shows how they are using government-guaranteed funds to gamble with derivatives as they did before... 
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The Crash of 1929

The Crash of 1929
By 1929, Charles Mitchell, President of the National City Bank (which would become Citibank), had popularized the idea of selling stock and high yield bonds directly to smaller investors. Mitchell and a very small group of bankers, brokers, and speculators manipulated the stock market, grew wealthy and helped create the economic boom of that fabulous decade. Their successes made them folk heroes of... 

The Secret Of OZ

The Secret Of OZ
In 1995, in a documentary called The Money Masters, we asked the question why is America going broke. It wasn’t clear then that we were, but it is today. Now the question is how can we get out of this mess. Foreclosures are everywhere, unemployment is skyrocketing – and this is only the beginning. America’s economy is on a long, slippery slope from here on. The bubble ride of debt has come to... 
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