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World Links: Swine Flu Curtails Hajj, Kyrgystan Votes for President

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 23rd, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Video: The Revolution that Wasn’t Enough

Roger Thurow explains how the Green Revolution helped end hunger in most of the world, but stopped short of Africa.

Jul 22nd, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Video: Inside the World’s Oldest Commodities Exchange

Learn about the history of the Chicago Board of Trade and how commodities trading works in the U.S. today.

Jul 22nd, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Production Diary III: Open Sesame

I’m sitting on the roof of my hotel at sunset in Humera, sweating. The temperature is dropping, but it’s still up around 115 Fahrenheit.

Jul 22nd, 2009 | Comments

Live Chat with Aaron Brown, Eleni Gabre Madhin and the Filmmakers

After the premiere of The Market Maker, WIDE ANGLE is pleased to invite you to join a live conversation about the film!

Jul 22nd, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Production Diary II: Coffee and Peppers

Eleni and her staff at the Ethiopia Commodities Exchange (ECX) are struggling to free themselves from the complex and thorny world that is the international coffee industry....

Jul 21st, 2009 | Comments

“Africa’s Turn” for Economic Growth May Continue Amid Global Economic Crisis

Half a year into the global economic crisis, an economist tells WIDE ANGLE “there have been positive developments in the past ten years that should help African countries weather the storm.”

Jul 21st, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Watch Preview

Click to watch a preview of The Market Maker.

Jul 21st, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Slideshow: On the Trading Floor

See how buyers and sellers negotiate on the trading floor of Ethiopia's Commodity Exchange.

Jul 21st, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Production Diary I: Farming and Filming, Before Sunrise

At 3:30 a.m. this morning, we were shivering on the side of a desolate road near Bure, a provincial town seven hours north of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...

Jul 20th, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Credits

Credits for The Market Maker.

Jul 20th, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Resources

Find additional web-based resources about Ethiopia and its food supply and trade.

Jul 20th, 2009 | Comments

Contestant No. 2: Watch Preview

Click to watch a preview of Contestant No. 2.

Jul 20th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Chechen President Denies Responsibility in Russian’s Murder, Former Pakistan PM Acquitted of Hijacking

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 17th, 2009 | Comments

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