Videos about Social Issues
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Gabor Mate on the Myth of Normal
Physician Dr. Gabor Mate began his interview by addressing the 'myth of normal' that divides us into the normal and the abnormal with pathological traits. Dr. Mate mentions...
rEVILution: Rise of the Christofascists (2016)
The following documentary examines the roll Christianity plays in American right-wing politics and the radicalizing affect it has had. Republicans often say that a handful of...
If A Friend is Feeling Sad, Trying to 'Cheer Them Up' Might Not Be The Best Approach
When we're down or melancholy, the last thing we need is someone who will jolly us along.
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Brexit
Britain could soon vote to leave the European Union. John Oliver enlists a barbershop quartet to propose a smarter option. 
Gun Laws Around the World
American exceptionalism isn't always a good thing. When it comes to mass shootings, we're definitely exceptional - with the highest number of mass shootings of any country from...
How to Get Over Rejection
Rejection is always painful; it need not be a tragedy.
3 Factors That Determine Your Self-Esteem
To have sound levels of self-esteem is one of the gateways to happiness. But achieving this has very little to do with the progress of our careers.
Baby Found Dead in the Mediterranean Sea
They found this refugee baby floating out at sea, reminding many of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old whose body was found washed up on the beach.
People In France Are As Mad As Hell And They're Not Going To Take This Anymore
All over France people are rising up. A clip from the film Network is followed by footage of the protests, strikes and riots sweeping across France. Read more here. 
How Romanticism Ruined Love
The set of ideas we can call Romanticism is responsible for making our relationships extremely difficult. We shouldn’t give up on love; we should just recognise that it’s a...
This Is My Body: A Formal Introduction
This is my body is a spoken word piece by Agnes Torok, a commentary on people judging, grabbing and commenting on her body. She talks about the all the incredible things she...
This Satirical Trump Vs. Bernie Debate Is Both Hilarious and Highly Disturbing
Comedians James Adomian (Bernie Sanders) and Anthony Atamanuik (Donald Trump) bring two of the most controversial candidates in history, head-to-head, or rather bald-to-toupee...
Grayson Perry: All Man
Artist Grayson Perry explores contemporary masculinity, visiting ultra-male worlds to explore the changing lives and expectations of men in Britain today, and reflecting on his...
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.