1. Mezcal: The New Tequila?

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    Sales of mezcal, an alcoholic beverage made from agave, are booming from Mexico to the trendy bar scene in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Report by Alessandro Molatore Music by Fausto Palma Executive produced by Storyhunter ----- Are you a video journalist or documentarian? Want to get paid to tell the stories you love? Learn more and become a Storyhunter at www.storyhunter.tv Follow us on Twitter @STORYHUNTER

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    • Robert Reich's vlog, April 8, 2007

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      Robert Reich's take on the big news of the week in economics and politics, and his recent European trip.

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      • The Bottom Line: Jobs

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        Real answers about unemployment, inequality, and the policies that would put America back to work. Read the Economists' Statement on Real Job Creation at Econ4.org

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          • Money and the Turning of the Age

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            A talk about the larger significance of the financial crisis in the evolution of civilization and consciousness.

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            • The Price of Immigration

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              Jose likes soccer. He likes his car. And he loves his family, which is why he left Mexico for the United States when he was 17, started working, and now sends about 20 percent of his pay to support them in Mexico. Like many of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, Jose came here for opportunities that don't exist at home. “We’re not criminals,” said Jose, which is not his real name. “We just come here to seek a better life.” Indeed, economic necessity is the reason people risk their lives to work in the United States. And contrary to rhetoric that immigrants steal American jobs and drive down wages, research shows that immigrant labor is a necessity to the U.S. economy: - The Arizona economy would shrink by $48.8 billion, or 20 percent, if all undocumented workers left the state (Immigration Policy Center, March 2011) - Immigration improves employment, productivity and income but needs adjustments that respond to the economic cycle (Migration Policy Institute, June 2010) - Hispanic immigrants contributed $9.2 billion to the North Carolina economy in 2006 and created 89,000 spinoff jobs (UNC-Chapel Hill's Kenan Flagler Business School, Jan. 2006) ++++++++++ Photography and Videography: Laura Elizabeth Pohl Multimedia Production and Additional Video: Brad Horn Additional Audio: Molly Marsh Interviews and Translation: Ivone Guillen Graphics: Hilary Kay Doran Music: Scabeater, Giorgio Boffa, Sambodhi Prem

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              • Derivatives

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                Credit default swaps? They’re complicated -- and scary! The receipt you get when you pre-order your Thanksgiving turkey? Not so much. But they have a lot in common: They’re both derivatives. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains. More coverage of the financial crisis is at marketplace.org/financialcrisis

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                • Robert Reich's vlog, May 16, 2007

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                  Why the White House is ditching Wolfowitz, why it's naming a War Czar, and why Daimler is paying to get rid of Chrysler.

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                  • ¡Adiós, Dinero! Ahí te pudras

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                    Montaje de Félix Pérez-Hita sobre textos y charlas de Agustín García Calvo. Producido por CCCB / GANDULES '11. Barcelona y Madrid, 2011. Con la colaboración de Isabel Escudero, Ramón Lopes, archivo Prelinger, Programa Pensamiento 3 de Radio 3 - Xavier Bermúdez, Miguel Brieva (http://www.clismon.org) y muchos otros, incontables. Editorial Lucina http://www.editoriallucina.es wwww.vudutv.blogspot.com GANDULES / CCCB www.cccb.org/ca/audiovisual-gandules_2011_action-38821

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                    • A Look Inside The “New York Stock Exchange of Bitcoin”

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                      Read the Article: http://a.nim.al/KKjxl3 Subscribe to Animal New York: bit.ly/subscribetoanimal Follow us: twitter.com/ANIMALNewYork Like us on Facebook: fb.me/animalnewyork Music: Cosmic Analog Ensemble "Le Grand Depart" More from ANIMAL New York: Inside the Emoji Art & Design Show: http://a.nim.al/JLk4SF The New York State Senator Who Wants to Legalize Weed: http://a.nim.al/1bw9XHw Fear of a Black Santa: http://a.nim.al/JVqcIf

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