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"Black Victims of Police Violence are Victims of Gun Violence" (4.5 minutes)

We have a major problem with media coverage of gun violence: it rarely includes widespread police violence against people of color.

"The Laura Flanders Show" (25.5 minutes)

Money for the arts. Where does it come from? Where does it go?  Every day there’s another multi-million dollar art auction. Art is the preserve of the very rich. But what about the rest of us? Arts and creativity are important ingredients of life, but are we doing all we can to support the artists in our communities?

"What if We Ended the Injustice of Bail?" (14.5 minutes)

Every night, more than 450,000 people in the U.S. are in jail because they don't have enough money for bail. The sums in question are often around $500: easy for some to pay, impossible for others. This has real human consequences — people lose jobs, homes and lives, and it drives racial disparities in the legal system.

"Javier Bardem in the Antarctic with Greenpeace" (9.5 minutes)Actor Javier Bardem is on a mission to protect the Antarctic. He met with EU officials about the urgent need to take action this year and showed them this film. Join him on a journey through the Antarctic Ocean, and find out we all have the chance to protect it.

"Class in Session" (55 minutes)

Robert Reich invites you to join his class on wealth and inequality in America. Topics of these first 3 classes: “How to Ignite Social Change;” “Understand Your Split Brain;” and “What Should Be the Purpose of Corporations?”

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Episode Number: 
681
Duration: 
1 hour 59 min
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Category: 
DCTV - Sponsored Programs
Disposition: 
DCTV Digital Library
Format: 
MPEG2 - MP4