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William Carroll: Alternative Policy Groups and Global Civil society - Networks and Discourses of Counter-Hegemony
Presented at the GSA Conference, University of Victoria, May 6, 2012

Jerry Harris: Dystopia and Democracy - Power and the Transnational Capitalist Class
Presented at the GSA Conference, University of Victoria, May 6, 2012

3 Reasons Why Government Shouldn’t Be Run Like a Business
A video offered by Minute MBA to learn about key concepts of business.

Jerry Harris, Open University of the Left, 11-19-2011, Chicago, IL
The Relationship between Nation-States and Democracy

Jerry Harris: Globalization of Capitalism
Jerry Harris, Devry University professor and author of The Dialectics of Globalization, Political and Economic Conflict in a Transnational World, explains the growing globalization of transnational capitalism replacing national sovereignty. Presented on November 14, 2008 at the Brecht Forum in New York.

William I. Robinson: The Crisis of Globalization
Presented at the University of California, Santa Barbara, January 28, 2009

Anwar Shaikh: Our Sin of Our Era - the Massive Misery of People at Bottom of Pyramid
Anwar Shaikh, professor at the New School for Social Research, says that the big economic challenge of our era is not the environment, but the poverty of the huge number of people who live at the bottom of our social ladders. Interviewed by Daniel Erasmus at King's College, April 2010.

Richard Wolff: Capitalism Hits the Fan, Brown University
Economist, author, Professor emeritus University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Richard Wolff, speaks about the current economic crises, its roots and what we can do about it. Filmed by Paul Hubbard at Brown University, Providence RI on 12-2-09.


Capitalism Hits the Fan
Richard Wolff on the Economic Meltdown

With breathtaking clarity, renowned University of Massachusetts Economics Professor Richard Wolff breaks down the root causes of today's economic crisis, showing how it was decades in the making and in fact reflects seismic failures within the structures of American-style capitalism itself. Wolff traces the source of the economic crisis to the 1970s, when wages began to stagnate and American workers were forced into a dysfunctional spiral of borrowing and debt that ultimately exploded in the mortgage meltdown.

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Made in L.A.

Made in L.A. traces the moving transformation of three Latina garment workers on the fault lines of global economic change who decide they must resist. Through a groundbreaking law suit and consumer boycott, they fight to establish an important legal and moral precedent holding an American retailer liable for the labor conditions under which its products are manufactured. But more than this, Made in LA provides an insider's view into both the struggles of recent immigrants and into the organizing process itself: the enthusiasm, discouragement, hard-won victories and ultimate self-empowerment.

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William I. Robinson: Global Capitalism & 20th Century Fascism
WorldStreams Interview aired Wednesday 6.8.11 - 9:00-10:00 PM

The Global Financial Crisis - A Primer
Professor Barry K Gills discusses the history leading up to the credit crunch, the financial crisis as it stands now and looks to the future with thoughts on possible solutions. Finally, Professor Gills discusses the lessons which can and should be learned from the global financial crisis.

Food, Fuel and Finance: Public Forum on Global Crisis
Forum Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Location: New York University Wagner, Rudin Forum for Civic Dialogue

While the global financial crisis currently dominates the front pages, it has displaced global crises of fuel prices and access to food. This discussion explores the relationship between these three crises, the policy solutions necessary for an effective response, and the social transformations that will likely ensue.


  • Walden Bello, executive director of Focus on the Global South and professor of sociology at the University of the Philippines, and author of Deglobalization: Ideas for a New World Economy
  • June Borras, Canada Research Chair in International Development Studies Saint Mary's University Halifax, Canada, co-editor of Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization
  • Barry Gills, Professor of Global Politics, Newcastle University, editor of The Clash of Globalizations: 'Empire' or 'Cosmopolis'
  • Frances Moore Lappe, co-founder of the Small Planet Institute and author of Diet for a Small Planet and co-author of Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet.