In this interview with the senior editor and founder of The Real News Network, Paul Jay, we examine the role of the mainstream media and how it covers underlying issues that shape and mold our society. In addition we examine the responsibility of the viewer & reader while consuming news and find out about the plans that The Real News Network has to approach people locally as well informing the international community about environmental issues.
In this interview with bestselling author, investigative reporter and co-founder of The Intercept, Jeremy Scahill, we talk about the political economy of the United States foreign policy apparatus and its influence abroad in countries such as Germany and Saudi Arabia. In addition, we explore the role that Germany plays in the war on terror and the history of anti-war movements.
In this interview with with Professor of Economics Emeritus (University of Massachusetts), Marxist economist and founder of Democracy at Work, Richard D. Wolff, we talk to him about Marxism, global economy, corporations, alternatives & solutions.
In this interview with NSA-whistleblower, activist and human rights advocate Edward Snowden, we talk to him about the the role of politicians and whether Donald Trump will misuse the power of the surveillance state. In addition, we discuss Snowden’s normal day in exile .
In this interview with author, philosopher and activist, Srećko Horvat, we talk about a number of issues pertaining to social movements, political activism and the movement he founded with Yanis Varoufakis called Democracy in Europe Movement 2025.
In this interview with best-selling author and war correspondent, Jürgen Todenhöfer, we talk about a number of issues pertaining to the Middle East, war and activism.
On January 15th, acTVism Munich organized its largest event yet that took place under the title “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context” at Muffathalle in Munich and featured a live interview with Edward Snowden via video conference from Russia as well as discussions with a panel of leading experts in the field. acTVism Munich’s founder and senior editor Zain Raza moderated the evening, leading the audience through a series of individual interviews with Srećko Horvat, Paul Jay, Richard D. Wolff, Jeremy Scahill and Jürgen Todenhöfer.
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.