Films & Other Videos
Films with: De Graaf, John
- Buyer be fair the promise of product certification /
- Globalization of world trade seems inevitable, but could lessons learned from fair trade price certification of timber, by the Forest Stewardship Council, and coffee, by Fair Trade, be applied to other products from developing countries?
- DVD 4080
- Escape from affluenza
- Taking off where the documentary Affluenza ends, this television production shows ways individuals are combating consumerism and 'affluenza', including the voluntary simplicity movement. Hosted by Wanda Urbanska, co-author of Simple living.
- DVD 3339
- Motherhood manifesto
- Documentary about the state of motherhood in America today advocating a seriously thought-out, workable scheme for empowering mothers at home and in the workplace by political activists Blades and Rowe-Finkbeiner.
- DVD 5176
- What's the economy for anyway? a tragic comedy in 13 acts /
- "Ecological economist Dave Batker presents a humorous, edgy, factual, timely and highly-visual monologue about the American economy today, challenging the ways we measure economic success, especially the Gross Domestic Product, and offering an answer to the question: What's the economy for, anyway? Using Gifford Pinchot's idea that the economy's purpose is "the greatest good for the greatest number over the longest run," Batker compares the performance of the U.S. economy with that of other industrial countries in terms of providing a high quality of life, fairness and ecological sustainability, concluding that when you do the numbers, we come out near the bottom in nearly every category. Batker shines a humorous light on such economic buzzwords as "productivity" and "consumer sovereignty" while offering ideas for "capitalism with a human face," a new economic paradigm that meets the real needs of people and the planet"--Container.
- DVD 11196