Are the foundations of Western society to blame for the widespread poverty still gripping many parts of the world? This thought-provoking documentary observes the struggles of impoverished people in America, Africa, Belgium, and Bolivia, and solicitsthe expert observations of educated commentators who argue that the history of colonization and perpetually unfair trade practices are central to the plight of the globe's poorest citizens. 104 min. Soundtrack: English, French, Portuguese, and Swahili; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; bonus footage; DVD-ROM content; photo gallery; theatrical trailer; documentary "Speaking Freely, Vol. 1: John Perkins on Globalization." In English, French, Portuguese, and Swahili with English subtitles.