documentaries / business

Tax Wars

In the past 40 years, multinational corporations have shaken up the global economy. They have become immensely wealthy, earning over $3 trillion in profits each year. Yet, they pay hardly any taxes...

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The Click Trap

Every day, thousands of people worldwide fall prey to cybercriminals and unscrupulous companies who use Google Search’s opaque advertising system to promote their scams, making millions for themselves and for the tech giant, who turns a blind eye to the plight of the victims.

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Power, Profit and Populism: The Battle For Hard Brexit

A group of men deep in the heart of the British establishment have been carrying out a coup of a different kind - using Brexit to try and turn Britain into a low-tax, low regulation, high finance utopia.

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Money Bots

About half of Wall Street trades are now performed by automated 'bots. As the algorithmic robot traders outpace and outperform the humans, what are the dangers they pose?

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The Men who Stole the World

They're bankers, traders, investment funds executives. They impoverished countries, drove millions of workers into unemployment, and triggered the rise in extremism. Ten years after the crisis, they tell their stories.

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System Error

Politicians, economists and the media are obsessed with economic growth. But why do we still cling to this concept? Clearly it is impossible to have infinite growth on a finite planet. In 'System Error' award-winning director Florian Opitz examines the fundamentals of capitalism.

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The Invisible Heart

As concern grows about 'coronavirus capitalism', we investigate Social Impact Bonds - an investment product designed to raise private capital to pay for social services. Likely to play an even bigger role in the future, what impact will for-profit investment in social programs have on society's most vulnerable people?

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The Bitcoin Experiment

What is bitcoin? How will it impact the way we do business and can bitcoin really challenge the banks’ monopoly and democratise society?

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The Mobile Revolution

This is the story of how the mobile phone entered our lives and changed everything.

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