05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY JAMES SCHAMUS WHAT IS MONEY? You think that banks are where your cash is stored and safeguarded and that a dollar bill is money. Well, you’re wrong. Like, really wrong. Crew:... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY CATHERINE HARDWICKE ​WHAT IS MONEY? When Federal Reserve Chairman Rob Rafaelson awakes with amnesia only moments before a big press conference, his children, maid, and intern must... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY LEE HIRSCH WHAT IS MONEY? Choreographed by Pilobolus dance company and narrated by economic historian John Steele Gordon, Lee Hirsch’s “Recession” mounts an entertaining and... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY JOE BERLINGER WHAT IS MONEY? On the heels of the financial crisis, Wall Street for some has become synonymous with corruption and greed. Director Joe Berlinger takes us to the... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY JESSICA YU WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OUR GOVERNMENT? Teachers have long relied on educational cartoons with catchy songs to simplify everything from grammar to government. Can a cartoon... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY MARSHALL CURRY WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OUR GOVERNMENT? In this free-wheeling animated film, you’ll see how Congress and public officials use and manage debt, and why it matters to you... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY BARBARA KOPPLE WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OUR GOVERNMENT? We Americans spend a lot of time arguing over how our tax dollars are spent. But do we focus on the right things? Or have we been... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY RACHEL GRADY & HEIDI EWING WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OUR GOVERNMENT? The United States spends approximately $37 billion dollars a year on foreign aid — just under 1% of our... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY BOB BALABAN WHAT IS GLOBALIZATION? What does it mean to have a globalized economy? And is it good for us? Bob Balaban wrangles seven experts to break it all down as a troupe of... read more

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10/04/2013
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In his typically candid style, Richard St. John reminds us that success is not a one-way street, but a constant journey. He uses the story of his business' rise and fall to illustrate a valuable... read more
09/21/2013
As a young child, Tania Luna left her home in post-Chernobyl Ukraine to take asylum in the US. And one day, on the floor of the New York homeless shelter where she and her family lived, she found a... read more
09/02/2013
"I don't think we're going to make it," John Doerr says in an emotional talk about climate change and investment. To create a world fit for his daughter to live in, he says, we need to invest now in... read more
08/30/2013
At TEDxCambridge, Michael Norton shares fascinating research on how money can, indeed buy happiness -- when you don't spend it on yourself. Listen for surprising data on the many ways pro-social... read more
08/17/2013
A newly formed company based in Seattle makes it easy to put your money to work in the local economy. Community Sourced Capital is a newly formed lender that aims to apply the crowd-sourcing... read more
08/09/2013
Quitting work that leaves you unfulfilled requires a lot of courage. Here are six things you can do to get yourself ready to take the plunge. The idea of fulfilling work—a job that reflects... read more
07/12/2013
Why do people succeed? Is it because they're smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets... read more
07/05/2013
We have just gone through another scary period in the financial markets. At the same time, long-term interest rates shot up almost ¾ of a percent and the stock markets tumbled close to 1,000... read more
06/28/2013
"We have a lovely home, we eat well, we have lots of fun, we’re warm, and we don’t worry about how we’ll keep the lights on." Shannon Hayes on how she has managed to live a fulfilled and happy... read more

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