Tag: The Political Economy Series

Brexitannia: The Faces and Voices of Brexit

Maximilian C. Forte , May 24th, 2019

First shown at London’s East End Festival in June of 2017, Brexitannia was the very first documentary about Brexit. It is a striking and deeply pensive film, in…


Ghost Exchange: Complexity, Velocity, and Risk

Maximilian C. Forte , January 30th, 2019

Increased complexity leads to increased risk. Stock markets run by algorithms, creating virtual markets that even the experts have difficulty explaining. The “flash crash,” “dark pools,” and “high-fre…


Robert Reich’s “Inequality for All”: A Documentary Review

Maximilian C. Forte , July 29th, 2018

Why is there growing inequality in wealth distribution in the US? Is inequality inevitable? If inequality is inevitable, can it be useful? Can inequality become a problem? If…


Documentary Review: “The China Hustle” is a Problematic Cautionary Tale

Maximilian C. Forte , May 4th, 2018

What if the Chinese “economic miracle” were proven to be, like so many other alleged miracles, a mass of illusions? What if savvy American investors were actually shown…