A documentary on the emergence of global poverty. Can we really end poverty within our current economic system? Think again, according to this film. “The end of poverty?” Directed by Philippe Diaz, produced by Cinema Libre Studio with the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 104 min, 2008. For more information see here.
The causes and effects of international debt mentioned in “The end of poverty?” could be more complex. A couple of documentaries are useful to better grasp this:
- The emerging debt crisis (North South Report)
- A fate worse than debt (Susan George)
- For a more detailed understanding of the economic ideologies at the time of colonialism, see: The Age of Uncertainty (John Kenneth Galbraith).