Videos about Social Issues
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Feminist: Stories From Women’s Liberation (2013)
Structured as a personal journey of rediscovery by filmmaker Jennifer Lee, this documentary brings the momentous first decade of secondwave feminism vividly to life. Its...
Where Are the Syrian Refugees?
After the tragic crisis in Syria, more than half of all Syrians have left their homes. Where are they? DATA SOURCES http://da...
David Simon Discusses  "Hypersegregation" in Public Housing,Katrina, The Wire, And Over Policing Of The Poor
Democracynow.org - Today we spend the hour with David Simon, the man behind "The Wire," what some have described as the best television series ever broadcast. His latest...
Don't Panic - The Truth About Population (2013)
Using state of the art 3D graphics and the timing of a stand-up comedian, world famous statistician Professor Hans Rosling presents a spectacular portrait of our rapidly...
HUMAN
5 years after the success of ‘Home’, seen by more than 600 million people, and following the ‘7 billion Others’ project, Yann Arthus-Bertrand designed this film as a unique...
When The Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Parts (2006)
This intimate, heart-rending portrait of New Orleans in the wake of the destruction tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and...
Busting The Biggest Immigration Myths In America
Donald Trump's comments on immigration have added fuel to an ongoing debate. But what are the real facts (and myths) about immigration?
Final Episode Of The Trews - Goodbye, Good Luck
I'm disappearing for a while. Thank you to everyone who's watched and spread the Trews. I know that real change is coming. Russell X
Music Video About Violence & The American School System Drops A Lyrical Truth Bomb
From: http://2dopeboyz.com/2015/08/18/matre-embassy-live-listen-video/ "Matre is young, but he's aware of the violence in the world. Not overseas. Not in major cities around...
Dominique Christina Delivers The Fiercest Poem You'll Ever Hear
Dominique Christina performs "Karma". She is an award-winning writer, performer, educator, and activist. She holds five national poetry slam titles in the four years she has...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Televangelists
U.S. tax law allows television preachers to get away with almost anything. We know this from personal experience. Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption will not be able to accept...
Help People Cross Borders
A German initiative, named after those who smuggled people from East to West Berlin, is encouraging people to give lifts in their cars to migrants in order to help them cross...
On #BlackLivesMatter and Defending Bernie Sanders
My two cents on the disruption of the Bernie Sanders speech in Seattle last week, and the pushback it sparked from some Sanders supporters.
Rising Rents are Destroying the Social Fabric of Our Cities
With this film, I'm trying to tell a wider story about what is happening to my city through the inspiring words and passion of Vanessa Garrett, owner of Food For Thought in...
Why Schools Should Teach Unemployment Skills
Traditional work is disappearing as automation gains momentum. Jobs are hard to find. We need to prepare students for a life beyond the old employment paradigm. We need to...
Madness Made Me
Down the end of the long polished corridor, Mary O'Hagan comes face to face with the condemning words written about her in her psychiatric files. Madness Made Me is a visual...
Capitalism Is Failing, and It's Time to Panic
The neoliberalist capitalist model has resulted in civil wars and economic disaster, and it’s only going to get worse. Unless, Paul Mason argues, we take advantage of the...
Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners (2015)
Documentary looking at the abolition of slavery in Britain and the extraordinary choice by the government of the day to compensate slave owners for their loss of...
Good Hair (2009)
Chris Rock’s 2009 comedy documentary, ‘Good Hair’ might seem like a simple straightforward comedy documentary about a women’s hair salon. Actually, it goes deeper than that...
I Am A Girl (2013)
There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political or religious activists. They are girls. Being born a girl...
We're Living in a Racial Caste System Designed to Divide Us, Benefiting No One But the 1%
This powerful new video by Matthew Cooke that's currently spreading like wildfire across the internet, and with good reason. Pulling together disparate stands to create the...
Inside Her Sex: Where Shame And Sexuality Collide (2014)
While we live in a highly sexualized society, the messaging around female sexuality is distorted and rife with shame. What women should look like, who women should want, what...
Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower (2013)
LIVING THINKERS examines the intersection of race, class and gender for Black women professors and administrators working in U.S. colleges and universities today. Through...
Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights (2013)
Where do black women activists fit into the epochal struggles for equality and liberation during the 1960s and 70s? This feature-length documentary unearths the story of black...
Feminism Inshallah: A History Of Arab Feminism (2014)
The struggle for Muslim women’s emancipation is often portrayed stereotypically as a showdown between Western and Islamic values, but Arab feminism has existed for more than a...
Private Violence (2014)
Private Violence explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home. Every day in the U.S., at...
The Supreme Price (2014)
The Supreme Price is a feature length documentary film that traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in...
Diversity and Inclusion In Our Wild Spaces
In May I was lucky enough to be invited to document an amazing event in Yosemite National Park. It was a campfire discussion on improving the diversity of both the visitation...
Calais Migrants: Life in the Jungle
Away from the chaotic scenes on Calais' motorways and ports, the migrant camp known as the new Jungle is growing fast and showing signs of becoming a permanent fixture.
How to be a Peace Officer
What would it take to turn police officers who abuse their power into protectors of the peace? For a free download of The Four Agreements mentioned in this video, click...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Mandatory Minimums
Mandatory minimums require fixed prison sentences for certain crimes. John Oliver explains why we treat some turkeys better than most low-level offenders. Connect with Last...
Transition From Caterpillar to Butterfly as Analogy for Social Chance
An exceprt from Crossroads: Labor Pains of a New Worldview in which Dr. Bruce Lipton talks about the fractal nature of reality and compares the current global awakening and the...
Traffic Stop
Alex Landau, an African American man, was raised by his adoptive white parents to believe that skin color didn’t matter. But when Alex was pulled over by Denver police officers...
Rap News 34: Immigrants! Feat. Donald Trump, Katie Hopkins & Tony Abbott
In this broadcast we look at the controversial subject of immigration. Mass exoduses of people - refugees, asylum seekers, and migrant workers - are taking place all over the...
Israel To Demolish Palestinian Village Of Susiya
The Palestinian village of Susiya is about to bulldozed after Israel's high court recently rejected an injunction to stop the demolition. People have been fighting the...
Desmond Tutu: Not Going Quietly
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the famous Nobel laureate, and one of the world's most respected church leaders, was a central figure in ensuring an end to white minority rule in...
Why Are You So Angry?
An exploration of internet harasment and hate campaigns, looking at mob mentality, how those who respond agresively may feel they are being attacked and how to deal with these...
Musician Roger Waters Takes The United States to Task
Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd, discusses education in the United States and the world view that sets the US apart from "others". His album Amused to Death is described...
Greek Doctor Calls Austerity Measures "Crime Against Humanity"
Paul Mason explains Greece's tough third bailout package as the cogs of its economy start to turn again. He meets a doctor whose hospital has had its budget slashed from €19...
UKs Youngest MP Just Gave Her First Speech in Parliament, And It's A Cracker
Mhairi Black, the youngest person to be elected to parliament since at least the 19th century, used a barnstorming first speech in the House of Commons to mount a withering...
Brazilian MCs New Video is a Scorching Indictment of Class and Racial Prejudice
Emicida is a Brazilian MC and hip-hop artist, famous for his rap battles. This video for his new single Boa Esperança "Good Hope" is a collaboration between Emicida and...
Every Serena Williams Win Comes with a Side of Racism and Sexism
Serena Williams is widely regarded as the best female tennis player of all time. But her career has been followed by severe racism and sexism that taps into stereotypes about...
Slavery to Mass Incarceration
The elaborate myth of racial difference that was created to sustain American slavery persists today. Slavery did not end in 1865, it evolved. The legacy of slavery can be seen...
The Truth Behind Striking in the Modern World
With the threat of strikes always on the radar, Olivia Cappuccini explores what it takes for trade unions to put a strike into action in the modern world, and how it is not as...
Red Path (2015)
"Red Path premiered at the Unmentionables Film Festival in New York, a festival dedicated to breaking taboos and this first year the taboo was menstruation.   I truly believe...
Greek Referendum: 'People Power Has Happened'
As the referendum results come in, Paul Mason with an update on the very latest from Athens.
Comedian Adam Hills Cuts Loose on Government Cuts and Institutional Child Abuse
As the UK Government launch their latest round of austerity measures, they admit that disabled people who get finance support will most likely be affected and, in order to...
The Image Hollywood Created of Africa
After viewing Mama Hope's video, "Alex Presents Commando," Gabriel, Benard, Brian and Derrik (the Kenyan men in this video) told us they wanted to make one that pokes fun at...
US Police Killings in 2015: Inside the Shocking Numbers in 2 Minutes
The Guardian has logged every police killing in America this year, and, as of 1 July 2015, 547 people have been killed by law enforcement. (This video shows the figures up to...
Systemic Racism: Is That Really a Thing?
This multi-part video series highlights the impact of systemic racism on our everyday lives. And yeah, it's really a thing. In each 1 minute video, a different example of...