Videos about Culture
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PLANETARY  (2015)
We are in the midst of a global crisis of perspective. We have forgotten the undeniable truth that everything is connected. PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup...
25 Invisible Benefits of Gaming While Male
Many women have courageously spoken out about how they experience alienation and harassment in gaming. Despite this fact, too many male gamers still dismiss the issue as "no...
After Banksy: The Parkour Guide to Gaza
In response to graffiti artist Banksy's Gaza tourist video, the Gaza Parkour team show us what real life is like there and their dreams beyond the border. To the sounds of...
Love Has No Labels
While the vast majority of Americans consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments about people based on what we see—whether it’s race, age...
Mountains That Take Wing: Angela Davis & Yuri Kochiyama (2009)
MOUNTAINS THAT TAKE WING features conversations that span 13 years between two formidable women whose lives and political work remain at the epicenter of the most important...
America the Beautiful (2007)
In a society where "celebutantes" like Paris Hilton dominate newsstands and models who weigh less than 90 pounds die from malnutrition, female body image is one of the more...
Amtssprache: The Most Dangerous Language in the World
When Adolph Eichmann was asked, "Was it hard for you to send these tens of thousands of people to their death?" Eichmann replied, "To tell you the truth, it was easy. Our...
How Our Language Makes It Easy to Be Violent
We've been educated in a way that makes violence enjoyable. But it's so implicit in our thoughts we're not even aware of it. Click Part 2 above to continue watching at the...
Karl Marx on Alienation
Karl Marx believed that work, at its best, is what makes us human. It allows us to live, be creative and flourish. But under capitalism he saw workers alienated from each other...
Why You'll Be Happier When You Give Up The Blame Game
You are probably a bit of a blamer - most of us are. But why should we give it up? In this witty RSA Short, inspirational thinker Brené Brown considers why we blame others, how...
White Like Me (2013)
White Like Me, based on the work of acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise, explores race and racism in the US through the lens of whiteness and white privilege. In...
In Whose Honor? American Indian Mascots in Sports (1997)
This groundbreaking 1997 PBS documentary launched the movement against American Indian mascots to a new level, getting reviewed in the New York Times, Sports Illustrated...
Stephen Fry Asked What He Would Say To God, His Answer Is Damning
Atheist Stephen Fry on Irish television show The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne is asked, suposing he existed, what he would say to god - whom he describes as a capricious...
The Myth of Race, Debunked in 3 Minutes
You may know exactly what race you are, but how would you prove it if somebody disagreed with you? Jenée Desmond Harris explains. And for more on how race is a social...
State of Female Justice: What Makes You Rise?
 In LA, February 6, Flanders hosted a live public event, bringing together women from the movements for racial, economic, environmental and media justice to discuss creating...
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 Waters
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.