Links and Literature
We are trying to collect pointers to interesting sites, books and movies on this page. Please note that the main point here is "interesting", the fact that something is listed here does not mean we endorse the content entirely or even in parts. Please see the description of the relevant link for more details on why we think it is interesting.
Joyce Appleby: The Relentless Revolution
The author, professor of history emerita and winner of the Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Prize for distinguished writing in American history, explores the development of capitalism over time. Particularly interesting are her thoughts on the connection between the development of capitalism and the industrialization. The book itself does not take a clear political stance and does certainly not always represent the opinion of everyone at ATTAC, but is a very good and thought-provoking read anyway.
This documentary seeks the causes of the greek debt crisis and proposes solutions. Free to watch on the web, and available as a DVD. Very nicely made and interesting, but of course very specific to the current situation in Greece.
BBC - Masters of money
BBC economics editor Stephanie Flanders examines how three extraordinary thinkers, Keynes, Hayek and Marx, helped shape the 20th century. This helps to understand basic economic.
Masters Of Money: John Maynard Keynes ( 1/3 BBC) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rIs5YF5gqw
Masters Of Money: Friedrich Hayek (2/3 BBC) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CrvxrhbBoY
Masters Of Money: Karl Marx (3/3 BBC) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfgdZqfBFWI
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