Videos about Social Issues
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"The World Is My Country" Shows Origin of Yasiin Bey's World Passport
This clip from upcoming feature documentary "The World Is My Country" introduces the origins of and need for a World Passport.
How Stress Affects Your Brain
Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s...
Robert Smalls: An American Hero
Robert Smalls began life as a slave in Beaufort, South Carolina. Born on April 5, 1839, he taught himself to read, and was later briefly allowed to attend school. In his early...
This is the National Health Service (NHS)
The story of one of the most complex organisations in the world, told through the voices of those on the frontline. Part 1: The NHS Explained Part 2: A&E confessions: a...
Racism: It's in the Water
Racism isn't just about police brutality or the criminal justice system. It's in the air and water. The water crisis in Flint, Michigan is a textbook case of environmental...
Bernie Goes Beast Mode
Epic compilation of some of his most dramatic moments of Bernie speaking truth to the establishment. Bernie Sanders has stood up for the working class and spoken out against...
What's Your Biggest Regret?
A blackboard stood in the middle of New York City asking passersby to write down their biggest regrets. As the board filled up, we noticed that all of these responses had one...
Children of the Camp
Children from Bethlehem's Aida and Beit Jibrin refugee camps talk to Mondoweiss about their life in the camps. Filmmakers Sheren Khalel and Abed al Qaisi wanted to know exactly...
Days of Revolt: the Death of the American City
In this episode of Days of Revolt, host Chris Hedges speaks with two esteemed labor activists from Detroit: Darryl "Waistline" Mitchell and Roshaun Harris. They speak of the...
The One Question You Can't Ask at the World's Biggest Gun Show
Shot Show is the largest gun trade show in the world, with over 60,000 attendees and dealers showcasing the latest in firearms technology.  The Guardian’s Rupert Neate went to...
Australian Dream is a Nightmare for Indigenous People, It's Time to Wake Up
Is Australia really a multicultural safe haven of equal opportunity? Or is racism more prevalent than ever before? Stan Grant took to the stage for the last IQ2 debate of 2015...
The Choice Is Ours (2016)
This film series explores many aspects of our society. To rethink what is possible in our world, we need to consider what kind of world we want to live in. Although we refer to...
(#33) CLARA - House Maid
Take 60 seconds to meet Clara, a house maid working in Singapore. Clara is one of thousands of migrants from the Philippines who have relocated to Singapore, to provide a...
Are You Racist? 'No' Is Not a Good Enough Answer
Most of us, says Marlon James, are non-racist. While that leaves us with a clear conscience, he argues, it does nothing to help fight injustice in the world. In fact, we can...
Welcoming Refugees in Zagreb (2016) Medialien
Meet the activists who welcome refugees in Croatia. Rencontre avec les activistes qui assurent l'accueil des migrants en Croatie. VO: EN CC: EN/FR http://www.medialien.net/
Making a Killing: Guns, Greed & the NRA
Brave New Films is taking on the National Rifle Association and the gun manufacturers, the most feared special interest group in the USA. Their reluctance to allow for safe gun...
Black Voters Drop Hillary Clinton to Support Bernie Sanders & MLK's Legacy
Black Voters explain why they have dropped Hillary Clinton, and supports Bernie Sanders instead. & Building on MLK's Legacy. Vote in the Primaries! Also make sure you register...
POWER (2014)
POWER is Jeanny Gering's first independent short documentary, about women and girls in India who are learning to fight back. Debi Steven, martial arts champion and self defense...
Let the Fire Burn (2013)
Let the Fire Burn is composed entirely with archival footage yet unfurls with the tension of a thriller. Jason Osder’s documentary recounts the steps that led to a horrific...
Jews and Arabs Kiss to Protest Book Ban
The Israeli Ministry of Education decided to ban from the school program a book dedcribing an affair between a jewish woman and an arab man. So TimeOut Tel Aviv have decided to...
What Do You See?
There are many different ways of living on this planet, who's to say their way is best? 
Abdullah Kurdi's Wish For The New Year
Abdullah Kurdi - father of three-year-old Alan Kurdi, who died during a boat crossing from Turkey to Greece - pleads with the world to open their doors to Syrian refugees.
Why We Should Get Rid Of The Money System in 1 Minute - The Oomun Group
A short excerpt from 'The Truth About Squats: A Brief Guide On How Not To Leave People To Freeze To Death On The Same Streets We Throw Up All Over '. For more information on...
The Myth of The Good Guy With a Gun
Jordan Klepper sets out to determine the likelihood of another gun owner stopping an active shooter.
Dump Trump
Dump Trump was a rally and march, which took place in New York City, on December 20. 2015. The rally was outside Trump Towers, and the March was to some of the Major Media...
I Have Tourette Syndrome and Here's Why I Want You to Laugh
Jess Thom's tics from Tourette syndrome can be funny, but people often suppress their laughter for fear of causing offence. This, she says, shows how hard it can be to deal...
Chester P For Mayor - Hip Hop, Homelessness & the Housing Crisis (2015)
Full length documentary following Chester P along his journey through Hip Hop, Homelessness and the Housing Crisis. Featuring Focus E15, Love Activists, New Era Estate...
Ricky & Doris: an Unconventional Friendship in New York City. With Puppets!
Ricky Syers is an off-beat 50 year old street performer who found his calling as a puppeteer after a lifetime of manual labor. While performing in New York City’s Washington...
Merced: Before my eviction / Por donde pasa el diablo (2013)
The neighborhood of La Merced is faced with structural changes from "Integral Rescue Plan" , promoted by the Government of the Federal District in Mexico city. People who live...
Talking Shop with Bernie Sanders and Killer Mike
On November 23rd, 2015, Killer Mike sat down with Senator Bernie Sanders at The SWAG Shop in Atlanta, GA to discuss topics ranging from gun control to democratic...
57 Years Apart- a Boy and a Man Talk About Life
We brought together two people with a very large gap of 57 years between them and got them to ask each other questions about life and growing up. Our aim was to see if people...
It's Not Your F*ckin' Cake: a Message to My Molester
The reason this woman was molested was because of what she was wearing, but that is very different than saying the solution is for her to dress differently. In a moving...
The Year We Thought About Love (2015)
Enjoy our trailer for "The Year We Thought About Love" award-winning feature length documentary about a LGBTQ youth theater troupe. With wit, grace, and attitude, a diverse...
People of Nowhere
I have heard and read different opinions about the wave of Syrian refugees who try to make their way in to the EU. Then I went to Lesvos. 7 days on the Greek Island gave me a...
Hiding the Homeless: What Happens When Cities Make Homelessness a Crime
A growing number of American cities are ticketing or arresting homeless people for essentially being homeless. The new laws ban behavior commonly associated with homelessness...
M.I.A. Just Dropped a Killer New Track in Solidarity with Migrants
Borders is dedicate to her uncle Bala, in a tweet posted this morning M.I.A wrote "One of the first Tamil migrants to come to the UK in the '60s who went [on] to inspire so...
Generation Revolution: Support Us!
Generation Revolution is a feature-length documentary film that brings to screen the powerful story of London's new generation of black and brown activists who are dead set on...
Anti-Transgender Violence Rising in 2015
November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance for the LGBTQ community to call attention to transgender victims of hate crimes. 2015 has seen a historic high in anti-trans...
Does Money Make You Mean? Monopoly May Hold The Answer
What happens when a rigged game of Monopoly makes some players really rich?  (Created in collaboration with AJ+.) Read more and watch Paul Piff's TED talk here.
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Prisoner Re-Entry
Former offenders face enormous obstacles once they leave prison. John Oliver sits down with Bilal Chatman, an ex-prisoner, to discuss the challenges of reentering society.
What's It Like To Be A Black Girl In Rome?
Watch the video to find out the answer to that question for some. In Nero: Black Girls in Rome is a creative series curated by Dr. Tamara Pizzoli which seeks to appropriately...
That's What He Said: Women
It has been said that 'Men are afraid women will laugh at them, and women are afraid men will kill them.' How do you feel about this statement? In this episode our men discuss...
Chris Hedges on What It Takes to Be a Rebel in Modern Times
Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges sits down with Ben Makuch at the Toronto VICE office to discuss what it takes to be a rebel in modern times. Hedges...
Changing the Way We Change the World (2015)
This short film is intended as a conversation-starter for staff, volunteers, board members, and funders of social purpose organisations. Created from over 80 crowd-sourced...
Cops - What Are They Good For?
Since the police force was established in Britain in 1829 the list of their crimes, committed largely with impunity, continues to rise at an alarming rate. Is it time we...
I Am NOT Black, You Are NOT White. These Labels Were Made Up to Divide Us
Human Beings Were NOT Meant to Be Labeled! - Prince Ea Want to watch more on this topic? Watch Plutocracy (2015) to see how race has been used to divide us economically...
Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong
What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple. This video is adapted from Johann Hari's New York Times best-selling book 'Chasing...
Chris Hedges Talks About Capitalism With Michael Moore
Michael Moore interviews NY Times Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges for the special features section of his documentary 'Capitalism A Love Story'. Hedges explains how...
Professors in Poverty
Meet Dr. Wanda Evans-Brewer. She has been teaching for 20 years, has a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, and a PhD in Education. She is also living in poverty. Today...
Little Denver: Tiny Homes
On Saturday, Oct 24th, about 70 Denver Police Department and Denver Sheriff’s Department officers, including swat units, under orders from Mayor Michael Hancock, descended on...