Business & Economics


New! Opioids, Inc. 54 min.

The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud, this is an investigation of how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

The Man Who Tried to Feed the World 53 min.

The Man Who Tried to Feed the Worldrecounts the story ofNormanBorlaug,a manwhonot only solvedIndia’s famine problem but would go on to lead a “Green Revolution” of worldwide agriculture programs estimated to have saved one billion lives. He was awarded the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for hiswork butspent the rest of his life watching his methods and achievements come under increasing fire.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos 114 min.

Examine Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' ascent to power and the global impact of the empire he built. The film also investigates the darker side of the company's rapid growth, and the challenge of trying to rein in the power of the richest man in the world.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

The Poison Squad 111 min.

Based on the book by Deborah Blum,The Poison Squad tells the story of government chemist Dr. Harvey Wiley, who took on powerful food manufacturers and their allies. Following Wiley’s unusual experiments and tireless advocacy, the film charts the path of the forgotten man who laid the groundwork for U.S. consumer protection laws, and ultimately the creation of the FDA.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

It’s Time to Expand Nuclear Power: A Debate 103 min.

Nuclear power produces approximately 10 percent of the world's energy supply but has for decades sparked controversy among scientists, citizens, and politicians. Supporters of nuclear power argue that it is environmentally safe and an effective means of reducing greenhouse gases and combating climate change. Wind and solar power have a role to play, they contend, but are not sufficient to meet the...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

New! High Steaks 31 min.

In this program, Craig Reucassel asks: is Silicon Valley killing the American cowboy? And what does a $100 chicken nugget taste like? He crosses the U.S. to find answers, meeting the cattlemen, lawmakers and West-Coast starts-ups who are locked in a high stakes battle over the future of our food.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Apple 46 min.

Thanks to squabbling management, unpopular products and a lack of direction, the world's most famous company, Apple, was once weeks away from bankruptcy. We interview former executives to find out how Apple survived.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Grab 48 min.

The ride-hailing industry is one of the most competitive in the world, but in Southeast Asia, Grab has won the battle. With unprecedented access inside Asia's most valuable tech start-up, we find out how a hyper-local strategy made Grab the market leaders.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Haier 46 min.

“If the industry were a boxing match, we were some barely known upstart taking on Mike Tyson” – Haier CEO Zhang Ruimin tells us how he saved the failing Chinese refrigerator company and successfully took on one of America's most iconic brands, General Electric.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Japan Airlines 44 min.

Global disasters, the rising cost of flying and an over-indulgent leadership, Japan Airlines were destined to collapse. Enter a Buddhist monk turned CEO, whose modest management style achieved sky-high profits.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019