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Frontline, Season 37, Episode 3, The Pension Gamble
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produced by Marcela Gaviria, fl. 2002-2018, Nick Verbitsky, fl. 2010, Brian Funck, 1969- and Sara Obeidat, fl. 2014, Frontline (Television program) and Rain Media, in Frontline, Season 37, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
How state governments and Wall Street led America's public pensions into a $4-trillion hole. Correspondent Martin Smith investigates the consequences for teachers, police, firefighters, and other public servants and who will be held accountable?
produced by Marcela Gaviria, fl. 2002-2018, Nick Verbitsky, fl. 2010, Brian Funck, 1969- and Sara Obeidat, fl. 2014, Frontline (Television program) and Rain Media, in Frontline, Season 37, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 1, Riders for Health
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directed by Ashley Morris; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Ashley Morris, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 1 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
In rural Africa, poor transport costs lives. Riders for Health is changing all this. But can they now set up a new medical transport network in rural Zambia in just six months? Can they meet Alvin Hall’s challenge to import motorcycles, train riders and clear all the political, legal and business hurdles? Alvin...
directed by Ashley Morris; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Ashley Morris, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 1 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2, Water Management
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directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
In India, water management is a very big issue and one Social Entrepreneur is doing an amazing job of helping farmers to do this. In India, farmers struggle to grow their crops during the long dry months. The company, IDEI, tries to help by making affordable irrigation products that feed plants a drop of water at...
directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 4, Hero Rats
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directed by Joe Loncraine; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Joe Loncraine, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 4 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
They’re called Hero Rats. Can rats help clear Africa’s landmines? Landmines – brutal and indiscriminate weapons – are depressingly common in the developing world. Can the highly developed sense of smell of rats help to clear this scourge? In this episode of Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Alvin Hall is advis...
directed by Joe Loncraine; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Joe Loncraine, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 4 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 5, Partners in Health
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directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 5 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
Partners In Health believes helping these patients means dealing with their social problems as well as providing drug therapy. In this episode of Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Alvin Hall comes face to face with what it’s like to be poor and HIV positive in Africa. Can he help PIH come up with a business bluepri...
directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 5 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 8, Microfinance & Poverty
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directed by Joe Loncraine; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Joe Loncraine, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 8 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
Can the poor borrow their way out of poverty? In this episode, Alvin Hall aims to find out by lending just $25 to two small business women in Tanzania, via Kiva, a global micro-finance website. Can Alvin help Kiva achieve its ambitious goal of reducing global poverty by linking lenders directly to small entrepren...
directed by Joe Loncraine; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Joe Loncraine, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 8 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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The Biggest Investor in the U.S. Is...the U.S.
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(Bloomberg L. P., 2017), 2 mins
Oct.16 -- How did the U.S. government pull itself out of the financial crisis of 2008? By investing in itself. Jon Ferro of Bloomberg News explains how government bonds played an integral role in getting markets back on track. (video by Michael Byhoff and Sylvia Yang)
(Bloomberg L. P., 2017), 2 mins
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Bonds Are More Than 500 Years Old and Bigger Than Ever
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produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2017), 2 mins
Oct.02 -- Did you know that the price of bonds can affect everything from how much mortgage interest you pay to how much money is in your retirement fund? Bloomberg's Jon Ferro explains how bonds make the world's economy turn. (video by Michael Byhoff and Sylvia Yang)
produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2017), 2 mins
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Banking on Bitcoin
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directed by Christopher Cannucciari, fl. 2004; produced by Andria Hopkins, fl. 2009, Christopher Cannucciari, fl. 2004 and David Guy Levy, fl. 2004, Periscope Entertainment and Dynamic Range (El Segundo, CA: Gravitas Ventures, 2016), 1 hour 24 mins
Bitcoin is the most disruptive invention since the internet, and now an ideological battle is underway between fringe utopists and mainstream capitalism. Bitcoin's early pioneers sought to blur the lines of sovereignty and the financial status quo. After years of underground development Bitcoin grabbed the attenti...
directed by Christopher Cannucciari, fl. 2004; produced by Andria Hopkins, fl. 2009, Christopher Cannucciari, fl. 2004 and David Guy Levy, fl. 2004, Periscope Entertainment and Dynamic Range (El Segundo, CA: Gravitas Ventures, 2016), 1 hour 24 mins
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Six Bear Markets Over 30 Years
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produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2016), 1 min
Feb. 15 -- The losses we're seeing around the world at the moment don't happen very often. In fact, the MSCI All-Country Index has only been through six bear markets in the past 30 years.
produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2016), 1 min
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