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All Posts Tagged With: "economy"

The Empty ATM: Introduction

(August 8, 2002) In December 2001, the Argentinian government defaulted on $155 billion in public debt. Since then, this once-wealthy country has gone through five presidents and watched its currency fall by more than 70 percent. How do people survive in a broken economy?

Aug 8th, 2002 | Comments

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The Empty ATM: Video: Full Episode

In December 2001, the Argentinian government defaulted on $155 billion in public debt. The Empty ATM chronicles how its citizens coped.

Aug 8th, 2002 | Comments

To Have and Have Not: Interview: Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky

Former U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky discusses with host Daljit Dhaliwal the significance of the WTO for China.

Jul 18th, 2002 | Comments

To Have and Have Not: Sizing Up China’s Economy

Now that China is a member of the WTO and its leaders have committed to economic reforms, will China regain its preeminence and surpass the U.S. as the world's largest economy? Get the facts and decide for yourself.

Jul 18th, 2002 | Comments

To Have and Have Not: Essay: China’s WTO Guinea Pigs: Will They Bring Political Change?

Say this about China: it's got the blind pursuit of money thing down pat, but the systems and values that normally accompany modernization -- rule of law, transparency, civil society -- are another matter.

Jul 18th, 2002 | Comments

To Have and Have Not: Introduction

(July 18, 2002) Once the home of the "iron ricebowl" and social equality for all, today China has joined the ranks of the World Trade Organization. This extraordinarily candid film introduces viewers to the unemployed, the working poor and the nouveaux riches alike.

Jul 18th, 2002 | Comments

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To Have and Have Not: Video: Full Episode

To Have and Have Not examines the dramatic upheaval China is undergoing, profiling people on the extremes of poverty and great wealth.

Jul 18th, 2002 | Comments
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