Videos about Culture
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Gabor Maté: Why Our Culture Makes So Many Of Us Unhappy
Dr. Gabor Maté explains why it is that our culture makes so many of us unhappy, unkind to one another, miserable, alienated from ourselves, etc. Watch the full interview in Part 2.
Ethnic Notions (1987)
Ethnic Notions is Marlon Riggs' Emmy-winning documentary that takes viewers on a disturbing voyage through American history, tracing for the first time the deep-rooted...
Chris Hayes Spoofs White Power Structure, Has No Clue How To Stop Culture Of White On White Violence
Riffing off an article by Gawker columnist Cord Jefferson yesterday, Jefferson and MSNBC host Chris Hayes satirized the right's concern with "black on black violence," rolling...
Just a Little Racist? Try Diet Racism!
A video that will result in absolutely no discussion on Facebook!
The Cost Of Racism To White America - John H. Bracey
In his lecture, Professor John H. Bracey, Jr. examines how racism and white entitlement have economic costs for all Americans, starting at the 7 minute mark. Professor Bracey...
This Is The First and Last Rape Joke You'll Ever Need to Hear
Members of the Los Angeles based literacy group, Get Lit, perform "Rape Joke" at Brave New Voices 2014, a youth-centric poetry slam created by Youth Speaks.  
Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness
"Beyond Right & Wrong" looks at areas of conflict around the world and asks what it takes to forgive, and what it takes to ask for forgiveness under the most difficult of...
We Are Built To Be Kind
Greed is good. War is inevitable. Whether in political theory or popular culture, human nature is often portrayed as selfish and power hungry. UC Berkeley psychologist Dacher...
Why You Should Break Rules - In 30 Seconds
A woman’s place is in the home. Marriage is between a man and a woman. These are rules that we have consciously or unconsciously written for our society. We worry too much...
Ursula Le Guin Speech Challenges The Inevitability of Capitalism
Ursula K. Le Guin accepts the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and challenges the assumption that capitalism seems...
These Wonderful Murals of Weeds Are A Tribute to Resilience and Resistance
Alternatives germinate at the margins, sending cracks into the hardest things to change. Paved-over utopias, rise up like Weeds! They may be tiny but they break through...
Rap News 30: The New World Order
The New World Order: They control the world's governments; THEY rule over all of us from the top of the pyramid. While WE suffer at the bottom. Right? Today we blow open the...
The Humanism of Star Trek
No piece of art or entertainment has meant more to me than "Star Trek." It continues to have a profound effect on my life and the manner in which I perceive the world around...
The Ghosts of March 21 (2014)
An interrogation of race, power and justice in the contemporary United States, The Ghosts of March 21 focuses on the death of 26-year-old Lovelle Mixon and the factors that led...
Stunning Photorealistic Pastel Drawings Bring Awareness To Climate Crisis
At first glance, these images look like like photos of glaciers and icebergs afloat on tranquil and frigid seas. The truth is somewhat more interesting, however – they’re...
How Does The Biggest Newspaper In The UK Represent Men and Women? It's Worse Than You Might Think
What happens if you collect The Sun for 6 months, cut out every picture of every man and every woman, find a wall and start sticking? Produced for the No More Page 3...
Terry Crews on Manhood, Feminism & the Mindset That Leads to Rape
These days we're talking a lot about gender: about sexism, discrimination, sexual assault, and gender roles. Actor, author and former NFL Football player Terry Crews, who is...
The Art of Happiness
Based on Dalai Lama's book "Art of happiness". A short illustration of the reckless but powerful human mind. Footage from a trip to India and Nepal in 2012. Shot and cut by...
Wanderers
Wanderers is a short science fiction film by Erik Wernquist - a digital artist and animator from Stockholm, Sweden. The film is a vision of our humanity's future expansion into...
Angela Davis and Toni Morrison In Conversation: Literacy, Libraries and Liberation
Literacy skills serve as invaluable tools as we clear away the rubble in order to make room for a future peppered with the possibility of rebirth. Angela Davis and Toni...
Russell Brand In Conversation With Owen Jones
Russell Brand talks to Guardian columnist Owen Jones about capitalism, democracy and his new book Revolution. He says revolution isn't just possible, but inevitable. Brand was...
Migration Is Beautiful
Meet powerhouse artist/activist Favianna Rodgriguez -- a leading voice in the movement of artists raising awareness about U.S. immigration issues. Favianna is a co-founder of...
This Video Dispels a Great Myth about Human Nature that Will Restore Your Hope in the Future
Do you despair for the world? Does it seem like human nature will doom our society to violence and war without end? Take heart! This 10-minute video will give you hope...
A Science of Behavior Applied to Society
This film covers cutting-edge perspectives in the areas of child development, education, sustainability, cultural change, and economics. It was produced for the 11th...
Early Copyright History
Our latest episode is all about early copyright history, censorship, state and church control, angry queens, and, of course, the printing press. Copy-me is the world’s first...
Ferguson Demonstrators Perform Stunning Protest at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
In perhaps one of the most beautifully organized and powerful protests of recent memory, Ferguson activists organized a flashmob and went to St. Louis Symphony Orchestra...
Morgan Freeman Narrates the Greatest Story of Our Generation
This 6 minute short film tells the story of the human journey at this critical moment in time. Of all the stories to belong to, this is the story to be a part of. Don't...
Elder Explains the Origins of the First Nation Seven Teachings
Manitoba First Nation Elder Dave Courchene explains the origins and lessons of the First Nation Seven Teachings. The lessons of the Bear Spirit (Courage), the Beaver Spirit...
Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?
Why I Refuse to Let Technology Control Me. By Prince Ea Download This Spoken Word Now: https://princeea.bandcamp.com/track/c...
How One Young Woman Escaped Childhood Abuse and a Forced Marriage
New Yorker Nashwa el-Sayed was abducted to Egypt, raised in an abusive household, and forced into an impending marriage. But she insisted that life had more to offer. Moral...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Miss America Pageant
The Miss America Pageant...how is this still a thing? They claim to give more scholarships to women than any other organization, and, unfortunately, they're right. To...
Tropes vs Women in Video Games: Women as Background Decoration
Content Warning: This educational episode contains graphic sexual and violent game footage. The Women as Background Decoration trope which is the subset of...
Carl Sagan - A Way of Thinking
"Science is more than a body of knowledge, it's a way of thinking." Carl Sagan Music: Michael Nyman - Second Morrow, The Other Side & The Arrival Facebook ...
Sean Carroll - The Meaning of Life
The world keeps happening in accordance with its rules; it's up to us to make sense of it and give it value. Sean Carroll Music: Moby - God Moving Over the Face of the...
KUMBARIKIRA MUSIC PROJECT
A music project with youth from the town Nauta in the middle of the peruvian Amazon jungle. They sing about the loss of their native language Kukama.
Climate Change: Faith and Fact
Christian and climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe talks to Bill about ending the gridlock between politics, science and faith.
Why I Think This World Should End
Sorry if this offends you. - Prince Ea
"Fuhck the Bahnks" by the Bondi Hipsters
We applied for a bank loan but they turned us down, so we wrote this song... This track goes out to the one percent... #sorrynotsorry Explicit lyrics heads up.
Gabor Mate: Toxic Culture - How Materialistic Society Makes Us Ill
The Canadian physician and best-selling author of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts is a brilliantly original thinker on addiction, trauma, parenting and the social context of...
The Difference Between Living Better and Living Well
The difference between 'better' and 'well' makes all the difference. This is a clip from Occupy Love (2013) by Velcrow Ripper. Watch the full documentary here.
Seeds Of Hope
Seeds of Hope, produced, directed and edited by Danny Miller (Turning the Canoe, Changing Tides) is a documentary that explores the food and agriculture industry in Hawai'i and...
Mesmerizing: The Song of Niyamagiri
As in the American civil rights movement, both music and adult education for action are central to the Dongria Kondh people's resistance struggle. Niyamgiri is the mountain...
Desmond Tutu: Did You Know This?
Desmond Tutu shares a simple and important message for us all - in 19 seconds. Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who...
Ethan Nadelmann: Drug War, Drug Peace
The world's leading proponent of sane drug policies asks us to imagine a world in which criminal laws and institutions play little role in drug control policy. What do we risk?...
Greg Sarris: From "We" Societies to "Us/Them" Societies and Back Again
Greg Sarris describes how his people (descendants of Coast Miwok and Southern Pomo) are using their understanding that they have always been a part of the natural world to...
This Video Dispels Every "Nature VS Nurture" Myth You've Ever Heard. The Implications are Profound.
If everyone watched this it could radically transform the world. This is a segment from Moving Forward (2011). Watch the full documentary online here.
SLOMO
Disillusioned with his life, Dr. John Kitchin abandons his career as a neurologist and moves to Pacific Beach. There, he undergoes a radical transformation into SLOMO, trading...
Today I Lost A Friend And Slam Poet...Rest In Power Zaccheus Jackson
Today I lost a good friend.  Zaccheus Jackson and I connected over our mutual love for the art of spoken word poetry a few years back, and our paths often crossed when I would...
Jon Stewart Goes After Fox in Powerful Ferguson Monologue
Jon Stewart returned from a long summer break to tackle the unrest in Ferguson over the past few weeks. In fact, he started out by taking the Ferguson Challenge. It’s like the...
It's The Greatest Love Story of Our Time - A Love Story for the Whole Planet
"The force of love, the force of reunion is unstoppable." - Charles Eisenstein This is a clip from Occupy Love (2013) by Velcrow Ripper. Watch the full documentary here.