Ernst Wolff: IMF, Greece, Activism and Mainstream Media

In this video we continue to interview journalist and author Ernst Wolff. Wolff’s latest book is called “Pillaging the World: The History and Politics of the IMF” which is also available in German and Arabic. This video series aims to provide context behind the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the role it has played in world affairs since its formation up until the current period.

EVENT: Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context

Freedom and Democracy
At the end of the Second World War a new era of globalization of capital and production began that continues on today and is enforced through manifold free trade agreements. Another turning point was 9/11. Since then, an increased military presence and an expanding security apparatus is leading to more surveillance and violence in the name of national security.

Chomsky and Varoufakis Discuss Modern Economic Theory and Education

Varoufakis und Chomsky
This is the second vdeo part of an event which was presented by LIVE from the NYPL at the NYPL in which the renowned linguist and political philosopher, Noam Chomsky, and the former finance minister and founder of the Democracy in Europe Movement, Yanis Varoufakis, discuss the rise of economics in academia and education as well as its shortcomings.

How the Pentagon paid a British PR firm $500M for top secret Iraq propaganda

This article was written by , Crofton Black and Abigail Fielding-Smith. It was originally published via The Bureau of Investigative Journalism. acTVism Munich translated it into the German language in order to create awareness on it to a global audience.

Joseph Gerson: US Foreign Policy, Japan and Ramstein

Joseph Gerson
Im folgenden Video spricht acTVism Munich mit Joseph Gerson über US-Außenpolitik, Japan und Russland. Gerson arbeitet als Abrüstungskoordinator für das American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), sowie als Leiter der Programme in Neuengland und des Programms für Frieden und Wirtschaftssicherheit. Er ist seit 1976 für AFSC tätig. Die Organisation war 1947 Preisträger des Friedensnobelpreises.