We The Economy #23- THIS WON’T HURT A BIT! | Mary Harron

SYNOPSIS

Why is healthcare so expensive?
“This Won’t Hurt a Bit” is a short film that tells the all too familiar tale of American healthcare. A patient enters a hospital with a migraine headache, unaware of the costs his visit will incur on the path to a diagnosis. He learns much more than he bargained for in this comedy on unaffordable care.

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We The Economy #22- THE VALUE OF WORK | Steve James

SYNOPSIS

Why is minimum wage important?
In 2013, Seattle became ground zero for the heated national debate about increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour. “The Value of Work” gives voice to supporters and the opponents, including the mayor, an activist city councilwoman, small business owners, and minimum-wage workers affected by the unprecedented legislation.