VIDEO: Jeremy Scahill on the Military Industrial Complex, US-Airbase in Ramstein & Anti-War Movements

Jeremy Scahill with acTVism
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.

VIDEO: Snowden, Greenwald & Chomsky talk about the Media, Journalism and Whistleblowing

Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald und Noam Chomsky
This is the sixth and final video part of an event organized by the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences called “A Conversation on Privacy” which hosted Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald and Noam Chomsky. acTVism translated the entire event, part by part, into the German language. Although we have the personnel to translate the content into Spanish, French and Greek as well, we lack the financial resources that would free up the necessary time required to undertake this critical initiative.

Interview with Srećko Horvat on Social Movements, Political Activism & DiEM25

Srećko Horvat
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.

EVENT: Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context

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.

Noam Chomsky: Propaganda Model & the Political Economy of Mass Media

Noam Chomsky propagandamodell
The following video is a historical lecture held by Prof. Noam Chomsky at the Unversity of Wisconsin on the evening of March 15, 1989. In this talk, Prof. Chomsky introduces the propaganda model and explains how propaganda and systemic biases function in mass media by providing numerous examples from their coverage on foreign affairs.