Thursday, March 13, 2014

Video & Audio Resources on Political Theory, Inequality, Finance, and Governance

Russell Haggar, a Sociology and of Government and Politics teacher in the UK, has put together a a visually alarming but very useful "Compendium of Video and Audio Materials for Advanced Level Government and Politics and Sociology Students and for the General Reader," with sections on Political Theory, Welfare and Inequality, Labor Politics, the Financial Crisis, and others. Here is but a sample of what you will find:

  • Stephanie Flanders’ three part series for the BBC: Masters of Money: John Maynard Keynes: Friedrich Hayek: Karl Marx 
  • Laurie Taylor : Thinking Allowed on Capitalism with Ha-Joon Chang and David Harvey
  • Who Owns the World? by Noam Chomsky
  • Why Equality Is better for everyone [Video on The Spirit Level from The Equalities Trust]
  • Gordon Brown and the Financial Crisis [Andrew Rawnsley for Channel 4]
  • RBS : Inside the Bank that ran out of money  
  • Meltdown: The Global Financial Collapse (four part series)
  • 3 Part BBC Series by Michael Cockerell on The Great Offices of State, with part 3 entitled The Secret Treasury
Many, many more resources at the link.

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