Artist Jonathan Paul aka Desire Obtain Cherish is fascinated with the pursuit of happiness in a culture where instant gratification seems more and more important.
Photographer Jaydee Dizon takes the portraits of women from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds, their faces sprinkled with a grain (or other staple food) that is part of their cultural identity.
At the BRACED 2016 Annual Learning Event in Dakar, performers from around the world think about a conflict or something that is focused around oppression.
A high-school senior grows concerned that he won't be able to escape his rural town.
Peatónito, a local activist dressed as a wrestler, is taking a playful approach to tackle a deadly violation of pedestrian rights in Mexico City.
Behind each dish is a story. The secret behind the seafood plates at Providence, one of L.A.’s most highly revered restaurants, is fish purveyor, Alfredo Gurrola.
Filmmakers and charities have begun to use VR films to raise awareness of humanitarian issues worldwide. But it has to start with a compelling story.
UC Researcher Jeff Mitchell has encouraged an increasing number of producers to develop farm systems that are closer to the kinds of systems found in nature. Conservation agriculture, also known as no-till/minimum-till farming, is his passion.
Special report from Standing Rock on indigenous peoples organizing and the movement to protect sacred land and resources against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Watch a preview for the series Tending the Wild.
Non-Native environmentalists are lending support to the Standing Rock Sioux. Tribes in the California Desert could use some of that help.
"Democracy Now!" speaks with 350.org’s Bill McKibben about how the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and members of hundreds of other tribes from across the U.S., Canada and Latin America have resisted construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline.
The shooting of Alfred Olango in El Cajon, California, is just the most recent in a string of police shootings of primarily men of color with mental illness or disability.
Police in the San Diego, California, suburb of El Cajon shot and killed an unarmed African-American man Tuesday, after his sister called 911 to report her brother was having a mental health emergency.
Meanwhile, hundreds of people protested outside the debate at Hofstra University to demand the presidential debates be opened up to third-party candidates.
Saigon Makeover is a graphic design competition organized by Global Shapers in Ho Chi Mihn City to encourage young people to transform their city.
A photography non-profit helps teach Afghans how to capture their lives through film.
This film explores the implications and trends that are being seen in the aftermath of China abolishing their "one-child policy."
Indian children are working in illegal mines to produce glittery makeup for Western countries and are abused and often killed in the process.
Artbound explores and illuminates the cultural issues of our times, providing critical in-depth analysis of how the arts and culture affects our society.
These films tackle topics including LGBT rights, homelessness, racism, and poverty through the eyes of the people closest to these issues. Enter the worlds of revolutionary artists, environmental activists, disabled individuals, and powerless communities.
Tune In To Link Voices
The world-touring rock star and musician Sami Yaffa explores the music of our little blue planet floating in space.
A documentary series from Resident Advisor that gives viewers an in-depth look into the intricate culture of electronic music across the globe.
"Full Frame" talks with those who want to see change in the world and are taking innovative and new approaches in the fight to eradicate global poverty.
"calling someone a Socialist ... has no reference in their own lives."
"To Pimp A Butterfly" dips into that lane at times but it's not remotely beholden to it.
A Storify Supplement to 'Earth Focus' Episode 41
Journalist Sarah Stirk profiles India's coal problem.
The economic impact of climate change driven by global warming is both genuine and impossible to calculate.