Friday Movie Night - 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism

hot buttered popcorn It's Friday Night! Party Time!   Time to relax, put your feet up on the couch, lay back, and watch some detailed videos on economic policy!


Economist Ha-Joon Chang gives a talk on his new book. While the below is worthwhile, an older Friday Night Video has a great talk by Chang, Why the World Isn't Flat. I strongly recommend this older talk, which goes into depth on the history of trade, trade theory, all the while should have you laughing out loud. Why the World isn't Flat is seriously entertaining, while not being diluted.


23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism


The next one is an animated version of a lecture by David Harvey: The Crises of Capitalism. This is a lecture from 2009 (notice how the term systemic risk has disappeared from the public dialog?). The animation is amazing.


23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism


Usually when people declare themselves geniuses, world leaders and the best thinkers, for me at least that's the pull out the umbrella cue for the impending B.S. storm. That said, below is a talk on Spaghetti sauce. Not only is it entertaining, it describes a common misconception, not only about spaghetti, but also about mean, median, standard deviation and bell curves.


Malcolm Gladwell Gets His Ragù On