1. WE THE ECONOMY | Top 5 facts about a recession that would startle most people? - Jodi Beggs

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    Jodi Beggs discusses the top 5 most shocking facts about the recession, part of the WE THE ECONOMY series. Watch more at www.wetheeconomy.com and join the conversation at #wetheeconomy

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    • WE THE ECONOMY | Is Economics a science or an art? - Dean Baker

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      Dean Baker discusses both the scientific and artistic aspects of Economics, part of the WE THE ECONOMY series. Watch more at www.wetheeconomy.com and join the conversation at #wetheeconomy

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      • WE THE ECONOMY | Top 5 things about the Economy that would shock most people - Dean Baker

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        Dean Baker shares the top 5 most shocking things about the Economy, part of the WE THE ECONOMY series. Watch more at www.wetheeconomy.com and join the conversation at #wetheeconomy

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        • Ep. 1: CAVE-O-NOMICS | Morgan Spurlock

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          How did the economy get started? Meet Ugg, Glugg and Tugg, three enterprising cave men who accidentally invented trade, marketing and the base elements of the modern market economy. Discover more at www.wetheeconomy.com Directed by Morgan Spurlock Writers: Jeremy Chilnick and Morgan Spurlock Executive Producers: Jeremy Chilnick & Morgan Spurlock Producer: Danny Walton Associate Producer: Amanda Messenger Directors of Photography: Filipp Penson and Paul Rondeau Cast: Morgan Spurlock John Steele Gordon Judah Friedlander Annalyn Kurtz Adam Davidson Caveman: Besanya Santiago Christopher Spurrier Bill Levy Jon Noto Vincent C. Parker David James Palmer Lucy Locke Nathanial F. Peart Brendan Malafronte Editor: Brian Nils Johnson (c) Warrior Poets. All Rights Reserved

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          • Ep. 5: A BEE'S INVOICE | Adrian Grenier

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            Are natural resources vital to the economy? Why should nature be taken into account when looking at the economy as a whole? A Bee's Invoice uncovers and incorporates the hidden value of natural capital in the measurement of our economy. Discover more at www.wetheeconomy.com Directed by Adrian Grenier Producers: Peter Glatzer and Robin Garvick A SHFT Production In association with Reckless Productions Animation by Nocturne Director of VFX and Animation: Galen Pehrson Animation Producer: Sara Cline Editor: Jeff Cowan Music by Moby CAST LIST Adrian Grenier Gernot Wagner Jodi Beggs Robert F. Kennedy Jr. FEATURED PLAYERS Alfredo Flores Brandon Flores Kate Bea Goldman Theodore Havel Victor Joro Monica Ollander Thomas James Reed Julian Teran Victor Teran LA CREW LIST Director of Photography: Chris Greco NYC CREW LIST Producer: Sara Cline Director of Photography: Todd Somodevilla © Reconcile Productions. All Rights Reserved

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            • Ep. 19: THE UNBELIEVABLY SWEET ALPACAS | Adam McKay

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              Is inequality growing? In a magical land inhabited by long lashed, multi-colored Alpacas who love lollipops, rainbows and friendship, there's a yawning divide in wealth distribution … what's behind the inequality gap? Directed by Adam McKay CAST (in alphabetical order) LOLLIPOP: Billy Eichner SUNSHINE: Amy Poehler MANAGER: Andy Richter GIGGLES: Maya Rudolph HAPPY: Sarah Silverman Written by Adam Davidson and Adam McKay Produced by Robyn Wholey Executive Producers: Betsy Koch and Anna Wenger Music by Orr Rebhun; Erica Weis Animation Produced by Six Point Harness Animation Director: Joel Moser © Funny or Die, Inc. All Right Reserved

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              • Ep. 18: SUPPLY CHAIN REACTION | Jehane Noujaim

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                What do human rights have to do with the economy? As consumers in a rapidly growing world economy, we have an insatiable appetite for the next greatest electronic gadget, like smartphones and TVs. But can we consume cheap imported products without exploiting someone in the supply chain? Discover more at www.wetheeconomy.com DIRECTED BY Jehane Noujaim Geeta Gandbhir CAST Amar Bhide Cam Simpson Christine Bader Jeffrey Sachs Julian Kirby FILM PRODUCTION Producer: Karim Amer Co-Producer: Tracy Nguyen-Chung Writer: Nicholas Klein Editor: Andrew Swioff New York Unit Director of Photography: Naiti Gamez Director of Photography: Nick Fitzhugh London Unit: Director of Photography: Chris Scott @Noujaim Films. All Rights Reserved

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                • Ep. 13: YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK | Barbara Kopple

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                  Where do our tax dollars go? We Americans spend a lot of time arguing over how our tax dollars are spent. But do we focus on the right things? Or have we been misdirected? Two-time Oscar winning director Barbara Kopple focuses her lens on answers that many may find startling. Discover more at www.wetheeconomy.com Directed and Produced by Barbara Kopple Producers: David Cassidy and Ray Nowosielski Edited by Michael Hanna Cinematography by Gary Griffin

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                  • Ep. 3: GDP SMACKDOWN | Chris Henchy

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                    How do we measure the economy? Two economists settle their differences- in the professional wrestling ring. Watch and cheer as Simon Kuznets and M. Joseph Meehan square off in a testosterone-fueled battle over how to measure the economy. Discover more at www.wetheeconomy.com Directed by Chris Henchy CAST (in alphabetical order) M. JOSEPH MEEHAN: Tony Hale JTG: as himself SIMON KUZNETS: Thomas Middleditch ANNOUNCER: Rob Riggle SHAD: as himself Written by Adam Davidson, Chris Henchy and Adam McKay Produced by Robyn Wholey Executive Producers: Betsy Koch, Anna Wenger Music by Orr Rebhun Animation Produced by Six Point Harness Animation Director: Greg Franklin Editor: Tony Christopherson © Funny or Die, Inc. All Right Reserved

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                    • Ep. 9: RECESSION | Lee Hirsch

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                      What causes a recession? Choreographed by Pilobolus dance company and narrated by economic historian John Steele Gordon, Lee Hirsch’s “Recession” mounts an entertaining and educational look at what causes an economic recession and how recovery is stimulated. Discover more at www.wetheeconomy.com Directed by Lee Hirsch Written by Danny Levinson, Lee Hirsch, Pilobolus Movement by Pilobolus Economist: John Steele Gordon Executive Producers Danny Levinson, Robert Fernandez Producer: Gary Giudice Director of Photography: Ed Stephenson Executive Producer: Joanna Ferraro Editor: Marlo Nespeca Producer: Jill Ferraro Executive Producer: Steven Tollen Visual Effects by: TCHYA Composer: Brendon Randall-Myers Additional Music by: DJ Spooky © 2014 Moxie Pictures, Inc.

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