1. Gangster State

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    from Patricia Routh / Added

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    Video and Effects: Patricia Wells Sound: Brian Routh Voice: Michael Parenti from a recorded lecture.

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    • The Tipping Point: A Short Film on The Lowest Wage

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      from Anna Savittieri / Added

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      A short piece on America's sub-minimum wage and its role in the war on women and the working class.

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      • Chicago's Class

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        from Jonathan Lopez / Added

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        Every day the CTA helps thousands of people get to their destinations, yet it also helps give us a unique view of the various economic classes of the city. In the recent years there has been a growing wealth divide that for the most part has been ignored. Racism, Sexism, Homophobia are all topics touched on daily in classrooms, work places, and day to day discussions. Classism however remains on the fringes, for it is too big of a topic to cover in one simple discussion. This video was made in hopes to spark this conversation. I offer no answers to the growing problem, I simply present the issue. The statistics of median household income were taken from this website and are based on the 2010 census: http://moacir.com/donkeyhottie/2013/04/17/cta-and-median-incomes/#footnote_0_3456 A full transcript of Barack Obama's speech can be found: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/12/obama-income-inequality-100662.html

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        • Trickle Down

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          from Harrison Vincent / Added

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          Short film that illustrates the absurdity and impact of economic stereotypes in American society. Completed for BFA Thesis in Graphic Design at the University of Tennessee

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          • Benches Magically Appear in San Francisco, After All These Years

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            Sitting or lying on the sidewalk is now illegal in San Francisco between the hours of 7am and 7pm. Oops, but there's nowhere else to sit. The city has the smallest population of public benches per capita of anywhere I've ever seen. So what, go inside? Oops, but for a lot of folks, there's nowhere to go inside. San Francisco is undergoing intense gentrification; less and less affordable housing. Less and less jobs to work to try and afford the housing. If you don't have a job or can't work a regular one for some reason like not being a citizen, you can wait on the side of the road for someone to drive by who needs a worker. Oops, but don't sit down to take a break before your long work day. You might get picked up by the wrong kind of drive-by. Thankfully, there are now a handful more benches in San Francisco. They magically grew up out of the concrete last night. They look organic to me. I think it's fine. Go ahead, have a seat. They don't bite. But the cops do.

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            • Unfinished Conversations: Olympics (Stirfry Seminars August 2012 Newsletter)

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              As we become more polarized and fearful of engaging each other on the issue of racism during this election year, we are left with many unfinished conversations and relationships. Here are some questions asked from Lee Mun Wah's newest book, Let's Get Real, that might help open up the conversation. Read the full newsletter at http://www.stirfryseminars.com/pages/newsletters.php For More Information about Stirfry Seminars, please visit: http://www.stirfryseminars.com http://www.diversitytrainingfilms.com Follow Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/leemunwah Please like and subscribe! Thank You for Watching!

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              • HAIR: You Have It, I Have It

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                This is a documentary done for my class Classism, Sexism, Racism. We looked at how these "isms" are effected by our hair. How we see each other through hair, and how your hair can so easily change someone's idea of you.

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                • Little Miss Muffet

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                  from Kate Hancock / Added

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                  My contribution to the Luxury of Fear exhibition.

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                  • Law School--Bob A. Feldman (360p)

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                    A protest folk song from the early 1980s about the role that US university law schools and their graduates play in helping to perpetuate the prison-industrial complex and institutional classism in the USA.

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                    • Laugh at All the Fools--Bob A. Feldman (360p)

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                      A protest folk song and love song from the summer of 1975 about escaping temporarily from the Death Culture's plastic world of 9-to-5 wage slavery, finding romantic love and "some paradise in the middle of this hell" and laughing at "all the fools" who exploit US working-class people and rule over all of us.

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