Middle East

07.06.2017 David Graeber: From Occupy Wall Street to the Revolution in Rojava

David Graeber, professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics. His latest books include "Debt. The First 5000 Years" and "The Utopia of Rules".

02.12.2016 The Syria Complex and Blocked Diplomacy

Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington D.C.

04.11.2016 Clinton vs. Trump: "Enormous Dangers on Both Sides"

Phyllis Bennis: Institute for Policy Studies, Washington D.C.

16.10.2015 Chaos and Permanent War: How US Foreign Policy destabilizes the Middle East and East Europe

Ray McGovern, former senior CIA analyst of Russian foreign policy, whose duties included preparing the President’s Daily Brief and chairing National Intelligence Estimates. Steering Group of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity.
Elizabeth Murray, former Deputy National Intelligence Officer for the Near East in the National Intelligence Council of the U.S. government. Member of the Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity.

20.05.2015 Immanuel Wallerstein: The Global Systemic Crisis and the Struggle for a Post-Capitalist World

Immanuel Wallerstein, senior research scholar at Yale University, USA. Co-founder of the world-systems analysis. From 1994-1998 president of the International Sociological Association. Author of numerous books, including "The Modern World-System".

25.10.2013 Jeremy Scahill: The Expansion of the War Zone

Jeremy Scahill: National Security correspondent of "The Nation", author of "Dirty Wars. The World Is a Battlefield" and "Blackwater. The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army"

25.10.2013 Syria, Somalia and Afghanistan: Disastrous Military Strategies of US, Nato / German Citizens Targeted in “Dirty Wars”

Jeremy Scahill: National Security correspondent of "The Nation", author of "Dirty Wars. The World Is a Battlefield" and "Blackwater. The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army"

10.06.2013 Iranian Threat Is “Western Obsession” / US Arms Israel against Iran: Situation Is “Threatening” / Obama Escalates Israel-Palestine Conflict: More Extreme than Reagan

Noam Chomsky: MIT Linguist, US critic and activist, author of dozens of books about US foreign policy, state based capitalism and mass media e.g. "Manufacturing Consent", "Profit over People", "Hegemony or Survival" and "Occupy". Chomsky is official supporter of Kontext TV.

10.06.2013 Noam Chomsky: Western Rogue Politics

Noam Chomsky, Professor of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge/USA, and political activist

Dirty Wars 03.05.2013 "Dirty Wars": How the US Declares the World a Battlefield
Jeremy Scahill: National Security correspondent of "The Nation", author of "Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army"
Richard Rowley: War correspondent, director of "Dirty Wars", won award at Sundance Film Festival 2013 for "Dirty Wars"
Noam Chomsky: Linguist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US critic, author of several books including "Hegemony or Survival" and "Manufacturing Consent"
Amy Goodman: Founder and host of "Democracy Now", first journalist to have received the Alternative Nobel Prize ("Right Livelihood Award")
18.01.2013 Amy Goodman: The Silenced Majority

Amy Goodman: founder, producer and host of the newscast Democracy Now, Right Livelihood Award laureate, author of "The Silenced Majority", New York City

03.01.2013 Israel's Nukes Stimulate Proliferation in the Middle East / Negotiations on Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zone

Alyn Ware, Member of the World Future Council and Global Coordinator of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND), Right Livelihood Award laureate

03.01.2013 Towards a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

Alyn Ware, Member of the World Future Council and Global Coordinator of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND), Right Livelihood Award laureate

14.12.2012 Suppressed Peace - Israel, Iran and the Arab Revolution

Gilbert Achcar: Political Scientist and Sociologist at the "School of Oriental and African Studies", University of London, Peace Activist, Author of "The Arabs and the Holocaust" and together with Noam Chomsky "Perilous Power"

02.11.2012 The Other America
Amy Goodman: Host of Democracy Now!, Right Livelihood Award laureate and author of "The Silenced Majority"
Medea Benjamin: Founder of Code Pink und Author of "Drone Warfare"
Michael Albert: Founder of ZCommunications and South End Press, author of "Realizing Hope. Life beyond Capitalism"
Bill McKibben: Environmental Journalist and activist, founder of 350.org, author of "The End of Nature"
Vivek Chibber: sociologist at the New York University, works at the Brecht Forum und Left Forum
Benjamin Day: activist with MassCare
John Nichols: Correspondent of "The Nation", author of "Uprising. From Wisconsin to Wall Street"