Category archives: Society

Poverty in the Appalachian Mountains, United States.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

This video shows the depriving living conditions of some people in one of the poorest regions in the US. Because most of the cool mines have closed the most money and talented people have left the area. The documentary shows the poverty and social problems caused by this process of reverse-gentrification.

How Wall Street’s Titans live.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

This video may be offending to some after the financial crises, but I think it is still interesting to get a glimpse into the private lives of the people who run Wall Street. The video shows their mansions, planes and the envy between the haves and the have more’s. In some circles 50 million ...

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Preventing child poverty in Long Xuyên Vietnam.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

 

Problems facing the aboriginal population in Australia.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

This documentary investigates the problems Australia and its indigenous people face. If one looks at crime and labor statistics aboriginals in Australia do much worse than minorities in even the poorest countries. 

Tough Kurds fighting ISIS.


Rating: 10/10 (1 vote )

 

It is an ongoing story in both Iraq and Syria. Tough Kurdish troops fighting IS seem to be the only force keeping barbarism in check.

The story of Alonza Thomas, A sixteen year old locked up in a super-max prison.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

This documentary Alonza Thomas who was send to a super-max prison after he was found guilty of armed robbery. He spend more than a decade at California Correctional Institution (Tehachapi, California). The film discusses if this is the right punishment for juvenile offenders, and if not, tries to find a better way of correcting them.

Homosexuality is South Africa.


Rating: 7/10 (1 vote )

A short documentary about “the use of rape to cure homosexuality”

Great video on how to help disenfranchised youth by encouraging entrepreneurship.


Rating: 10/10 (1 vote )

Think this is a great example of how people can do something positive by organizing themselves and others around something positive. To use a great quote:

My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.

 

John F. Kennedy

 

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Our responsibility in the supermarket.


Rating: 10/10 (1 vote )

This is a video examining the problems retailers are facing when dealing with today’s consumers. On the one side customers want their food to be grown in an environmental sustainable way, on the other hand, they do base their decisions more on price than they want to admit. Hope this video confronts consumers with ...

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Gentrification in London; how the poor are forced out.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

There are a lot of videos on this website that show how the rich and famous are moving into London. This video shows the other side of the same coin; poor people are forced out of the city. From a macroeconomic perspective there is some merit to this phenomenon, because you want the most productive ...

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