4366 minutes in category  Economy

At the end of the 1960s, the Seven Sisters, the major oil companies, controlled 85 percent of the world’s oil reserves. Today, they control just 10 percent.

A four-part series that reveals how a secret pact formed a cartel that controls the world’s oil.

As countries like Greece and Spain struggle under massive debts that are impoverishing its people, the elites around the world are getting richer and richer.

Marije Meerman takes a look at tax havens, the people who live there and the routes along which tax is avoided globally.

About 500 pops line the shelves, sourced lovingly by John from around the world. John has made it his mission to keep small soda-makers afloat and help them find their […]


It’s the day before the trial starts. Fredrik packs a computer into a rusty old Volvo. Along with his Pirate Bay co-founders, he faces $13 million in damage claims to […]

After three decades of economic liberalisation, have China’s communist ideals been discarded forever?

This program explores the story behind the founder of Amazon.com, the world’s most successful online retailer and examines key moments in his life.

As the US auto-industry continues to teeter on the verge of collapse, Fault Lines visits Detroit – Motor City – which, understandably, is one of the hardest hit places by […]

California is in crisis. The state is $24bn short of balancing its books this year – and it may run out of cash to pay its bills in a matter […]

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney presents his take on the gap between rich and poor Americans in Park Avenue.

The Philippines is emerging as a great outsourcing nation for cost efficiency, but are there limits to its success?

Ryanair pilots speak out about the cost-cutting measures endangering lives. From flying with too little fuel to pilots unfit to fly, the airline may be riding too close to the […]

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