Topic: Economics

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    Sicko

    Cuban citizens attempt to flee their country by the thousands each year. These refugees brave the high seas in makeshift rafts where they endure dangerous currents, choppy waves, and shark infested waters, in order to make the 90 mile journey to America’s shore. Despite the fact that Cubans are willing… read more

  • Food Chains

    ‘Food Chains’ is first and foremost an economics documentary, and a flawed one. The movie claims that if we just increased the minimum wage paid to farm workers, we would instantly lift all of America’s agricultural employees out of poverty. Contrary to the film’s assertions, the economics simply don’t support… read more

  • Money for Nothing

    “Money for Nothing” takes an even-handed approach when evaluating the performance of America’s central bank. The film balances interviews with Fed Chair Janet Yellen, as well as former Fed Chairs Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker, with commentary from critics of the Fed such as Jim Grant. The film provides an objective look at… read more

  • Capitalism: A Love Story

    Poor Michael Moore. It must be painful for him to watch as America remains the most prosperous nation on the face of the earth as a result of capitalism and free enterprise. One can give him credit for attempting the insurmountable task of trying to vilify the system that lifts billions out… read more

  • Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

    An obvious anti-corporate hit piece, “Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price” attempts to vilify Wal-Mart for not paying its workers what the filmmakers deem a reasonable wage. The film attempts to paint Wal-Mart’s low wages as an attack on America’s poor, while completely disregarding the fact that America’s poor… read more