Videos about Social Issues
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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...
The 'Super Bowl' Ad We Should Have Seen
Watch the #BigGame commercial the NFL would never air. Get involved by contacting the Washington Professional Football Team, the NFL and the Washington Post:  DC...
"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 Sanders Is a BEAST
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...