Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics

In this feature-length documentary, Marilyn Waring demystifies the language of economics by defining it as a value system in which all goods and activities are related only to their monetary value. As a result, unpaid work (usually performed by women) is unrecognized while activities that may be environmentally and socially detrimental are deemed productive. Waring maps out an alternative vision based on the idea of time as the new currency.

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Comments

  • mac_riv

    “What an eye-opener! I agree with Yulka,100%. She is amazing - very impressive! I learned so much! Anne” — mac_riv, 11 Mar 2013

  • BreadStand

    “We just publish a book on this subject. We would be curious about people's feedback: Growing Happiness.” — BreadStand, 5 Mar 2013

  • yulka

    “Great documentary! Everyone caring about socioeconomic issues should watch it. ” — yulka, 29 May 2012

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Film Credits

director
Terre Nash
editing
Terre Nash
producer
Kent Martin
cinematography
Susan Trow
sound
Diane Carrière
sound editing
Jackie Newell
Danuta Klis
re-recording
Jean-Pierre Joutel
Serge Boivin
music
Penny Lang
Penguin Café Orchestra
Brian Eno
Daniel Lanois
Jason Lang
Lance Neveu

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