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Capitalism : a love story

Capitalism (Motion picture)

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  • Filmmaker Moore examines the history of free-market capitalism in post-Reagan America and questions its efficacy as the basis for the nation's economy.


  • Documentary.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
  • DVD; NTSC, Region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.78:1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
  • In English with optional subtitles in Spanish and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


  • Imperial parallels -- Home loss -- Condo vultures -- What is capitalism? -- New sheriff in town -- General Motors revisited -- Jail a kid for profit -- Poverty pilots -- Dead peasants -- Mike gets religion -- The Plutonomy theory -- Democracy at work -- Derivatives for dummies -- Greenspan gone wild! -- From red tape to robbery -- Friends of Angelo -- Elite crime spree -- American financial meltdown -- Wall Street's ruling class -- Financial coup d'état -- Armored avenger -- Eat the rich -- The spectre of socialism -- Seeds of revolution -- Workers occupy factory -- FDR's economic bill of rights -- Crime scene
  • Special features: Sorry, house-flippers and banks, you're toast in Flint, MI -- Congressman Cummings dares to speak the unspeakable -- The omnivore's dilemma? It's capitalism -- The rich don't go to heaven (there's a special place reserved for them) -- How to run the place where you work -- Commie taxi drivers - You talkin' to me? - in Wisconsin -- What if, just if, we had listened to Jimmy Carter in 1979? -- The socialist bank of - North Dakota? -- The banks kick them out, Max kicks them back in -- NY times Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges on the killing machine known as capitalism
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