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The New Rulers of the World: A Special Report

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John Pilger looks at how globalization has increased the gap between the very rich and the very poor. In particular he looks at Indonesia as an example of how globalization and corrupt government has thrown millions of people into poverty and how multinational corporations support the abuse of these poor workers in sweatshops.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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The New Rulers of the World: A Special Report

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Examines the ways in which globalization has increased the gap between the very rich and the very poor. In particular he looks at Indonesia as an example of how globalization and corrupt government has thrown millions of people into poverty and how multinational corporations support the abuse of these poor workers in sweatshops.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
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Reforming the International Monetary Fund [electronic resource]

Like its sister organization the World Bank, the IMF was created after World War II with the goal of stabilizing the economy of nations in need, and like the World Bank, faced an onslaught of criticism by the dawn of the 21st century. Developing countries were going deeper into debt by following the prescriptions of the IMF, at the expense of their citizens' day-to-day quality of life. In this program Hazel Henderson discusses the ethics of debt restructuring, and whether the only entities who benefit from IMF loans are rich nations and the despotic leaders of the countries who receive aid. Henderson is joined by Kenneth Rogoff, former IMF chief economist, who supports the use of austerity measures and explains what bankruptcy would mean to emerging economies; UN Human Development Re [...]
Online
2005
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The Interconnected World [electronic resource]: An Inside Look at the IMF and Its Impact

Growing affluence in Asia, economic development in Eastern Europe, and new approaches to natural resources in Africa-all are major influences on the global financial landscape and all provide ample demonstrations of the IMF at work. This program guides viewers through the history, mission, and real-world impact of the International Monetary Fund. Topics (all with an IMF focus) include China's need to boost domestic consumption and build social safety nets for its population; Ghana's challenges in ensuring that oil revenues benefit the country; and Poland's adoption of market economy principles as it moves toward economic powerhouse status. A section on the origins, evolution, and future of the IMF is also featured. Interviews with key IMF and academic figures appear throughout the film.
Online
2010
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Managing Currencies and Policy Coordination [electronic resource]

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Explains how and why countries manage their currencies. A case study explores the problems created by the rapid and large appreciation of the dollar caused by an expansive fiscal policy combined with a tight monetary policy in the United States during the mid 1980s. Explores the benefits and downsides of policy coordination in a case study of the United Kingdom joining the European Monetary System.
Online
1994
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Recession and Recovery [electronic resource]: Dispatches From the IMF-Clip Collection

It's impossible to quantify how the International Monetary Fund has shaped our global economic landscape since its founding in 1945. Nevertheless, the social, infrastructural, and human impact of the IMF can be seen around the world, especially as the global community rebounds from a severe economic downturn and emerging economies make use of the IMF's technical assistance. This collection of 11 concise video clips offers a wide-ranging look at the organization's activities, its methods of analyzing and preparing for the world's economic challenges, and its mission to promote trade, sustainable growth, and high employment across the globe.
Online
2012