700,000 Viewers: Economics Doesn’t Have to be Dull
|November 1, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
With few exceptions, videos on the economy have landed with a thud. Though heavily applauded by the already converted, even the most well argued and cogent videos fail to reach people. Are the concepts so arcane and difficult that the masses just recoil? Or is the form the problem, not the content?
Four videos by malekanoms, totaling 700,000 views together support the latter view. They are short, simple, animated, funny, and full of insight. What can serious reformers learn from cartoon bears?
The Rich Get Richer Explained
Gas Prices Explained
Quantitative Easing Revisited
Bank Bailouts Explained