Videos about Social Issues
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Look Beyond Borders
When talking about refugees, we use dehumanised language, which reduces human tragedy to numbers and statistics. But this suffering concerns real people, who - just like us ...
Performance Poet Stuns TV Audience With These Fierce Bars
Kate Tempest performs her poem 'Progress' on Austrailian TV show Q&A.
Noam Chomsky: Who Rules the World Now?
Cathy Newman's full interview with Philosopher Noam Chomsky. From Trump and Clinton, to climate change, Brexit and TPP, America's foremost intellectuals presents his views on...
Maya Angelou: "Be a Rainbow in Someone Else's Cloud"
After hearing a 19th-century African-American song, Dr. Maya Angelou has never forgotten one important lyric: God put a rainbow in the clouds. Watch as Dr. Angelou shares how...
Open Up - Have the Difficult But Important Conversations With Loved Ones
“The biggest casualty of humanity is the lack of communication, it’s the thing that breaks most relationships. It just feels so much better to talk and get it out.” There is...
A Trump Presidency Would be as American as Bald Eagles, Indigenous Genocide and Apple Pie
Every bold advancement of progress in the United States is met by a racist backlash, says Steven Thrasher. So, he argues, it would make complete sense if Donald Trump became...
Pennies Make Pounds
With a house that was starting to wear down and energy bills that were going up, Dawn McInnes recognized she and her two sons were living on the edge of fuel poverty. Pennies...
Disgruntled Royalty
We are the disgruntled royalty, ungrateful, because we're ignorant of our grand status. If you like what I do, please consider supporting my channel through Patreon. The day...
Smile
Men of the world, women would like to thank you for your advice. Written and Directed by Jessie Weinberg
Street Life: Faces Uncovered (2016)
Our mission is to enlighten and educate the general population about the grassroots issues of poverty and homelessness in Chicago, the US and abroad, and tell the story from...
Why You Can't Afford a Home
We should all be able to afford a home in an area we want to live. But for many of us in the UK, with prices spiralling way beyond incomes, this isn’t a reality.  Instead...
Cold at Home
In a small Ukrainian village not far from Kiev, people across three generations - Katja, Stephan and Maria - are finding ways to cope with winter after the government increased...
Tim Wise: How Trump Uses Race to Divide & Conquer
Anti-racism activist Tim Wise contextualizes the Trump campaign as just the latest in a centuries-long strategy of rich whites duping poor whites into channeling anger toward...
What Does It Mean to Be Queer?
Is everyone transgender? Can straight people identify as queer? Shon Faye asks: If queerness is defined by a rejection of labels how should queers differentiate and support the...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Border Wall
Donald Drumpf wants to build a wall on the U.S-Mexico border. Is his plan feasible? 
Donald Trump: A History of Violence
Please watch this video through to the end. Those who support Trump and the ignorant, violent hostility he intentionally fosters have no place calling themselves patriots. This...
Peace March
Peace March, "A Day of Peace and Solidarity," took place in New York City, on March 13 2016. It was a rally in Herold Square, which was followed by a march to the United Nations.
If the World Were 100 People Would We All Fight Harder for Equality?
If the population of the world was only 100 people, what would society look like? How many people would have shelter? Clean water? Education? Watch this video and find...
Code Oakland
This film is now available for purchase and screenings. To learn more, go to www.teached.org, and follow us on Facebook at TEACHEDFilms and Twitter @TEACHED (and...
Your Sex Drive Is Normal
If you feel weird because you're not turned on all that often, stop worrying. Read more about this research here.
Surviving One of the Deadliest Routes to Europe: Refugees at Sea
Desperate to escape conflict and poverty, thousands of migrants and refugees attempt the perilous journey to Europe each year, with many crossing the Mediterranean Sea from...
The Sea Between Us (2016)
Vignettes of some of the women, men and children journeying across the Aegean Sea, seeking refuge and lives of less precarity- and the reflections of those working in...
NOW IS THE TIME (Bernie 2016)
Bernie Sanders endorsed by Martin Luther King Jr.'s close friend and civil rights activist, Harry Belafonte. Nina Turner, Cornel West, Killer Mike, Danny Glover, and millions...
Demeaned, suspended, expelled ...TEACHED
Demeaned, suspended, expelled ...TEACHED. This unique series of short films candidly examines issues of race, education and equality. Produced by Loudspeaker Films, TEACHED...
Cornel West, Dolores Huerta, And Melina Abdullah From BLM Debate After Sanders' Upset Win in Michigan
 In the most shocking upset of the 2016 presidential campaign to date, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the Michigan primary. Sanders won 50 percent...
Women Who Are Leading the Way - Free To Shine
This International Women's Day‪‬ we celebrate three women who are leading the way in rural Cambodia. Watch our video to meet Koem Toch, Nim Mao and Choung Hach. Koem...
How to Deal With Difficult People
It all comes back to you and the power you have to choose how you want to respond.
I'm Not Cleaning for the Queen!
News reporter Jonathan Pie gets annoyed at the so called "Clean for The Queen" campaign.
Jas Boude - Skating South Africa's Mean Streets
"To push through the streets is the ultimate freedom. But what happens when the streets do not welcome you? Or get you killed? Scorning their government-built joke of a skate...
We Are #WomenNotObjects
Join the conversation: #WomenNotObjects Twitter: @Not_Objects Instagram: @WomenNotObjects Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/womennotobjects
The Surfer Who Wouldn't Take No for an Answer
Being the best female surfer in Brazil wasn't enough to secure Silvana Lima the sponsorship she needed for her surfing career. In an image-driven market, she wasn't considered...
Sister of Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Has a Message for Trump
Donald Trump and his campaign rhetoric against Muslims is a major issue for Dr. Suzanne Barakat, sister of Deah Barakat, a victim in the Chapel Hill shooting. Here's what she...
Bernie Sanders on Women's Rights
Bernie Sanders is a Feminist.
Bernie Sanders on ISIS
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have different views when it comes to foreign policy. (& rebuilding the American middle class) SOURCES: Bernie Sanders Speaks in Baltimore...
Epic Poem About Money by Benjamin Zephaniah
The 'Love' of money is the root of much evil. So go on then. Get rich or try sharing.
I Live in Real Poverty, and It's Not What You Think
Kathleen Kerridge's family food budget is £40 per week - to feed five people. She says there is a big gap between the public perception of poverty and what it means for people...
We Are Humans, Not Labels
A short documentary-style film about the flaws and consequences of labeling. We are more than just labels.
How is Hollywood Whitewashing Still a Thing?
With the academy awards coming up, Last Week Tonight asks: Hollywood whitewashing...how is this still a thing?
Warrior - The Life of Leonard Peltier (1992)
This is the definitive feature documentary about American Indian activist, Leonard Peltier. His story is told within the context of the American Indian Movement, the US federal...
A Self Compassion Exercise
It’s all too easy to be extremely tough on ourselves; we need – at points – to get better at self-compassion. Here is an exercise in how to lessen the voices of self-flagellation.
Nomadic Community Gardens
Nomadic Community Gardens breathe life into disused parts of cities, which become places where nature and community thrive. This short film shows one such project near Brick...
Nowhere Line: Voices From Manus Island
An animated short film, narrated by two asylum-seeking men detained in Australia's Manus Island Offshore Processing Centre, recounting the dangerous journeys that brought them...
What is it About Society That Disappoints You So Much?
This clip is from the series Mr Robot, in which young anti-social computer programmer Elliot works as a cybersecurity engineer during the day, but at night he is a vigilante...
The Epic Journey of a Refugee Cat to Find His Family
Kunkush the cat was a beloved member of a family who became refugees when they fled Iraq for the safety of Europe. Travelling through Greece, family and cat became separated...
Japanese Americans Look Back on Mass Incarceration in U.S.
On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which led to the incarceration of 120,000 innocent Japanese Americans. We spoke with people...
The Last Job on Earth: Imagining a Fully Automated World
Machines could take 50% of our jobs in the next 30 years, according to scientists. While we can’t predict the future, we can imagine a world without work – one where those who...
Stand up Sunday: an Interview With Black Lives Matters Activists From Kentucky
Stand Up Sunday is a group of Black Lives Matters activists from Louisville, KY. With a dynamic approach to social justice reform and racial and economic equity, the organizers...
Former Black Panther Ericka Huggins on Panther Legacy and #BlackLivesMatter
Speaking ahead of the network televition premier of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (Tuesday, February 16 at 9 pm on PBS Independent Lens) former Black Panther...
A Hauntingly Beautiful Short Film About Life and Death
The Life of Death is a touching handdrawn animation about the day Death fell in love with Life.
The Empire's War on the Border (2016)
Join Abby Martin as she investigates why there are thousands of bodies on the US Mexico border--and uncovers a hidden war--in this full-length documentary, originally aired as...