Global Studies is a fast-growing cross-disciplinary field. It's brought into being by the radical and rapid growth of global capital, global markets and a worldwide division of labor and production that in turn has an impact on politics, society and culture
A one-hour video lecture at the Brecht forum in NYC by Jerry Harris, DeVry University, on the rise of the transnational capitalist class, and the conflicts it causes
Life and Debt: Jamaica Globalized
A six-part video (90 minutes total) that uses Jamaica's social and economic crises as a case study of the impact of globalization.Access Here
Paul Krugman: Reflections on Globalization
An 80-minute lecture by the nobel-prize-winning Keynesian economist comparing today's global markets and tradem with those of the pastAccess Here
Inside Job: Documentary on Global Finance
Narrated by Matt Damon, this 1:45 hour film gives a comprehensive overview for financialization and the wreckage it left in countries around the world.Access Here
Launching a Global Studies Program
One-hour video on the thinking behind the creation of the School of Politic and Global Studies at Arizona State UniversityAccess Here
Globalism, the Nation-State and Democracy
Open University of the Left, November 19, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Jerry Harris, 90 minute lecture with Q&A on the Relationship between Nation-States and Democracy
The End of Poverty?
Activist filmmaker Philippe Diaz examines the history and impact of economic inequality in the third world in the prize-winning documentary 'The End of Poverty?' Diaz traces the growth of global poverty back to colonization in the 15th century, and features interviews with a number of economists, sociologists, and historians who explain how poverty is the clear consequence of free-market economic policies that allow powerful nations to exploit poorer countries for their assets and keep money in the hands of the wealthy rather than distributing it more equally. 105 minutes.
The Voices of China's Workers?
In the ongoing debate about globalization, what's been missing is the voices of workers -- the millions of people who migrate to factories in China and other emerging countries to make goods sold all over the world. Reporter Leslie T. Chang sought out women who work in one of China's booming megacities, and tells their stories. 15 minutes. Great discussion starterAccess Here
Understanding the Rise of China
Understanding the Rise of China: Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of "When China Rules the World," he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy, and offers three building blocks for understanding what China is and will becomeAccess Here