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Inside Skid Row: America’s homelessness capital | AJ+

Inside Skid Row: America’s homelessness capital | AJ+

It’s really hard to describe how difficult the circumstances are for living out here in Skid Row. There are so many people who are battling mental illness. A lot of people got triggered just by seeing us with our cameras. – You’re gonna get your *ss killed on Skid Row about that camera! We’ve seen syringes in the street. We’ve seen feces in the street. You can smell the lack of sanitation. So not only is this a major homeless…

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My Big Fat Indian Wedding (In America) | AJ+

My Big Fat Indian Wedding (In America) | AJ+

I’m getting married. There’s going to be hundreds of wedding guests, huge plates of biryani, henna’d hands, and a handsome groom. But this isn’t my wedding. My wedding’s not for another six months, and before the aunties pick me apart, I’m trying to figure out how to do things right. You see, the arranged marriages of our parents’ generation look really different than relationships now. And weddings aren’t just a party – they set the tone for what our futures…

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How U.S. Involvement In Central America Led To a Border Crisis| AJ+

How U.S. Involvement In Central America Led To a Border Crisis| AJ+

I think that if women and children are appearing at the United States-Mexico border, we can pretty much surmise that there is no place left for them to go. The sounds you just heard have come to signify one of the darkest moments in recent American history. But it’s a story that has roots that go back almost 40 years. The Central American immigrant population in the United States has increased more than tenfold since 1980, in no small part…

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Unboxing Capitalist Products With Anti-Fascist | Newsbroke (AJ+)

Unboxing Capitalist Products With Anti-Fascist | Newsbroke (AJ+)

[punk music] What’s up YouTube? It’s me, Trot. And me your boy, Sky! Your favorite enemies of the state back here with another episode of Weapons of Mass Distraction. Consumer reviews for anti-capitalists. WMDs is the only YouTube show with independent product reviews. No sponsorships, no pre-roll ads, and no one telling us what to do or what to — [vacuum noise] MOM! Can you please stop vacuuming right now ’cause we’re in the middle of vlogging! For those of…

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Why Criticism of Israel is Not Antisemitism

Why Criticism of Israel is Not Antisemitism

it’s a weird time to be a Jew in America one might assume that the biggest threat to American Jews would look like this or this so why are elected officials and the mainstream media and even some American Jewish institutions constantly telling us that the biggest threat to Jews looks like this hi I’m not Francesca fiorentina and today we’re gonna discuss how the right wing narrative of left-wing antisemitism is used to uphold white supremacy we’re gonna have…

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Talks Democratic Socialism | AJ+

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Talks Democratic Socialism | AJ+

I don’t believe that in a moral and wealthy America, people should be too poor to live. How are you feeling? Can you put it into words? Nope. I cannot put this into words. You are from the Bronx, born and raised. You actually represent and live in the community that you hope to represent in Congress, when we see all too often Congress members not even living in their district, like your opponent. What does it mean for you…

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South Africa is still under apartheid | AJ+

South Africa is still under apartheid | AJ+

For outsiders, Cape Town can appear to be a symbol of post-apartheid South Africa. The coastal city is promoted as a top destination for its diversity of food, landscapes and cultures. But for black South Africans, life in Cape Town is steeped in the lasting legacy of apartheid – the system of white minority rule that has left the country’s black majority poor and powerless. Though apartheid was officially terminated in 1994, throughout South Africa neighborhoods remained structurally segregated, and…

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How One Act Of Violence Forever Changed The U.S. | AJ+

How One Act Of Violence Forever Changed The U.S. | AJ+

Holy cow! About a third of the building has been blown away. (sirens) This is a scene from one of the United States’ deadliest domestic attacks. KOCO news report: As we walked up, I could not believe what was happening. You really couldn’t believe your eyes and you especially couldn’t believe that it was actually happening here in Oklahoma City. President Bill Clinton: The bombing in Oklahoma City was an attack on innocent children and defenseless citizens. Connie Chung: The…

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Why People Become Neo-Nazis | AJ+

Why People Become Neo-Nazis | AJ+

Portland, Oregon has a reputation. This is a city that’s seen as very liberal. So liberal, the sketch comedy show, “Portlandia” has pumped out eight seasons of material based solely on mocking its progressiveness. But there’s another side to Portland, one that upends its perception as some sort of liberal paradise. In the 1990s, this area was known as “Skin Head City” and it was a part of a region from where neo-Nazis used to recruit for their so-called “Northwest…

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Rising Hindu Nationalism In India

Rising Hindu Nationalism In India

Hindus make up 81 percent of India's population while Muslims make up 13% and Christians just over 2 percent according to the latest figures available but many right-wing Hindu nationalists want the entire country to be Hindu critics say Hindu nationalism has gotten even bolder since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came into power Modi's government is led by the Bihari Genta party that has deep Hindu nationalist roots India has a history of inter-religious violence and recently there's been a…

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