Social Movements

12.01.2017 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Karman: The Forgotten War in Jemen

Tawakkol Karman, journalist and political activist. In 2011 she received the Nobel Peace Prize for her fight for democracy in the Arab Spring.

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.

10.03.2016 Climate Justice: A Fight between Rich and Poor
Kayah George, Lummi Nation, USA
Aile Javo, President of the Saami Council, Norway
Themba Austin Chauke, La Via Campesina, South Africa
Mariama Williams, The South Centre, Geneva / Jamaica
Pablo Solón, former chief climate negotiator for Bolivia
Alice Bows-Larkin, climate scientist, Tyndall Centre (UK)
Kevin Anderson, climate scientist, co-dIrector Tyndall Centre
Tim Gore, Oxfam International, author of the study "Extreme Carbon Inequality"
Janet Redman, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington D.C.
Lyda Fernanda Forero, Transnational Institute, Amsterdam / Columbia
Tadzio Müller, Rosa Luxemburg Foudation, Germany
15.02.2016 Yanis Varoufakis: Democracy vs. EU Collapse

Yanis Varoufakis: Former Finance Minister of Greece and Co-Founder of "Democracy in Europe Movement 2025" (DiEM25)

21.12.2015 COP 21 in Paris: An Inhumane Climate Deal

Juliette Rousseau, Head "Coalition Climat 21"
Bill McKibben, Founder "350.org"
Nnimmo Bassey, Climate Activist, Nigeria
Themba Austin Chauke, "La Via Campesina"
Pablo Solón, Former Chief Climate Negotiator, Bolivia
Nicola Bullard, Writer and Activist
Alice Bows-Larkin, Climate Scientist "Tyndall Centre"
Mariama Williams, "The South Centre"
Tim Gore, Head Policy Research, "Oxfam International"
Kevin Anderson, Climate Scientist, Deputy Director "Tyndall Centre"
Tadzio Müller, Climate Activist, "Rosa Luxemburg Foundation"
Janet Redman, "Institute for Policy Studies"
Lyda Fernanda Forero, "Transnational Institute"

20.05.2015 What Comes after Capitalism? The Quest for Alternatives and the Errors of the Old Left

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".

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".

01.04.2015 Naomi Klein: Capitalism vs. Climate

Naomi Klein: Canadian journalist, activist and best-selling author ("This Changes Everything. Capitalism vs. The Climate", "No Logo" and "The Shock Doctrine")

Occupy Sandy 23.10.2014 From "Occupy Sandy" to "Strike Debt": The Offshoots ot the Occupy Movement

Silvia Federici, professor emerita for Political Philosophy at Hofstra University, Long Island, NY; political activist and author of several books, including "Caliban and the Witch"

23.10.2014 Reclaiming Control of Our Lives: The Commons Movement and Urban Gardening in Detroit, New York and Latin America

Silvia Federici, professor emerita for Political Philosophy at Hofstra University, Long Island, NY; political activist and author of several books, including "Caliban and the Witch"

23.09.2014 The Struggle for the Commons

Silvia Federici, professor emerita for Political Philosophy at Hofstra University, Long Island, NY; political activist and author of several books, including "Caliban and the Witch"

19.09.2014 People's Climate March: Resistance against Climate Crimes

Nnimmo Bassey, Nigerian climate activist, chair of the board of Environmental Rights Action; from 2008 to 2012 chair of Friends of the Earth International; author of “To Cook a Continent”; Right Livelihood Award laureate

23.05.2014 "Fascism Inc.": Greece and the Rise of the Extreme Right in Europe

Aris Chatzistenaou, journalist and filmmaker from Athens, director of "Debtocracy", "Catastroika" and "Fascism Inc.)

Michael Albert 07.02.2014 Participatory Economy - An Alternative to the Always-Crisis

Michael Albert: US writer, activist and economist, co-founder of ZMag and t ZNet, author of "Realizing Hope. Life Beyond Capitalism" and "Parecon" ("Participatory Economics")

21.10.2013 Jeremy Scahill: "We Hit the Jackpot"

Jeremy Scahill: National Security correspondent of "The Nation", author of "Dirty Wars. The World Is a Battlefield" and the New York Times best-selling book "Blackwater. The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army". Scahill received the Georg Polk Award.

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")
21.02.2013 A Corporate Coup d'Etat: The U.S. at the Brink of Neo-Feudalism

Chris Hedges, senior fellow at the Nation Institute; former foreign correspondent for the New York Times; Pulitzer Prize in 2002. His latest book is "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt".

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 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

Bill McKibben 05.12.2012 Climate Chaos: The Fight against Exxon, BP & Co.

Bill McKibben: Environmental Journalist and Activist, Founder of the grassroots global warming movement 350.org, Author of "The End of Nature", Middlebury, USA

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"
02.07.2012 Voices from the Alternative World Water Forum in Marseille
Badrul Alam, Asian Peasant Coalition, Bangladesh
Ivaney Dalla Costa, La Via Campesina, Brasil
Alex Abu Ata, EWASH, West bank, Palestine
Franklin R. Frederick Goncalves, Movement of Citizenship for the Waters, Switzerland/Brazil
Gerlinde Schermer, Berlin Water Table
Olcay Ünver, Coordninator ot the UNESCO Water Assessment Programme
05.04.2011 Stuttgart 21: An Inspiring Movement

Pat Mooney, awardee of the "Right Livelihood Award" and director of the „Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration“ (ETC), Canada.

07.03.2011 World Social Forum in Dakar: Struggle for Another World
Samir Amin (Third World Forum, Dakar)
Nnimmo Bassey (Chair of Friends of the Earth International, Nigeria, Right Livelihood Award laureate)
Nicola Bullard (Focus on the Global South, Thailand)
Susan George (Transnational Institute / Attac France)
Wangui Mbatia (People's Parliament, Kenia)
Pat Mooney (ETC Group, Canada, Right Livelihood Award laureate)
Jai Sen (CACIM, India)
Immanuel Wallerstein (Yale University, USA)
Chico Whitacker (co-founder of the WSF, Brazil, Right Livelihood Award laureate)
and many others