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acTVism Munich Online TV Program September 2016

1. September 2016

acTVism Munich Online TV Program September 2016

Welcome to our online TV program for September 2016. Here you will find information on our upcoming videos and projects. This month’s video releases include: Bob Graham, Yanis Varoufakis, Heiner Flassbeck, a TTIP Report, Noam Chomsky and Edward Snowden.

As an independent and non-profit organization with a very limited budget, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to release the listed content in multiple languages as well as on the dates stated below. Please assist us in achieving these targets by supporting us with a donation: click here.

11th & 12th of September: 9/11 Special – Interview with former US Senator Bob Graham

Language: German & English

Sen. Bob Graham
Former US Senator Bob Graham

We will start off September by translating and dubbing an interview held by The Real News Network with former US Senator Bob Graham. Graham chaired the “Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities before and after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11 2001” that investigated the activities of the U.S. Intelligence Community in connection with the September 11, 2001 attacks. In this interview Graham talks about his findings on the failures and negligence by US intelligence services before the 9/11 attacks, the role of Saudi Arabia, the 28 redacted paged of the 9/11 report and many other topics that are seldom talked about in the mainstream press.


13th of September:Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky Discussion – Part I

Language: German & English

Noam Chomsky Yanis Varoufakis
Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky

Our second video release will translate and dub into German part I of an event that featured Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky and was organized by the New York Public Library. In this event renowned linguist and political philosopher, Noam Chomsky, and former finance minister and founder of the Democracy in Europe Movement, Yanis Varoufakis, discuss neoliberalism’s attack on democracy and the role of the private and public sector in the economy with a historical context.



16th of September: Heiner Flassbeck Q&A with the Public

Language: German ONLY

Heiner Flassbeck

Our third release of the month will feature the final part of our event that we held with Prof. Heiner Flassbeck called “Germany’s role in the European Union”. In this video Prof. Flassbeck addresses the questions of the audience.

For Part I, click here.

For Part II, click here.

19th of September: TTIP Report & Analysis by Alfred-Maurice de Zayas

Language: German & English

TTIP-CETA Demonstration in Hannover
TTIP Protest Munich

On the 17th of September 2016 demonstrations are scheduled to take place throughout Germany against the so called “Free Trade Agreement” known as TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), which is currently being negotiated between the U.S and E.U. We plan to release a report on the grassroots actions of activists and organizers.

This report will also include a video that will feature in-depth analysis on “Free Trade Agreements” by Alfred-Maurice de Zayas. De Zayas is a leading expert in the field of human rights and international law, a retired high-ranking United Nations official, a peace activist, and since 2012 the United Nations Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order (also known as Special Rapporteur), appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council.

26th of September: A Conversation on Privacy Part II

Language: German & English

Noam Chomsky, Glenn Greenwald und Edward Snowden.
Noam Chomsky, Glenn Greenwald und Edward Snowden.

On this day we will release the third part of an event that was organized by the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences called “A Conversation on Privacy” and which hosted Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald and Noam Chomsky. Do people care about their privacy? Has technology improved or damaged our privacy? What impacts did the NSA disclosures have on society?


For the previous parts, click here.

29th of September: Reexamining History with Noam Chomsky – US Elite view of European Fascism

Language: German & English

Noam Chomsky

Our last video of the month will feature an interview that we held with Prof. Noam Chomsky and will focus on historical developments that seldom, if at all, appear or are discussed in Western mainstream historical literature. How did the US establishment view fascist figures such as Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini before the global war? Was the US complicit or did it actively support fascism in Europe?

These questions and many more will be addressed in this video.


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Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald und Noam Chomsky
Edward Snowden, Noam Chomsky and Glenn Greenwald

acTVism Munich plans to continue translating the event organized by the University of Arizona, “A Conversation to Privacy” that hosted Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald and Noam Chomsky. We Munich believe that privacy is a central ingredient to democracy and creating awareness on it on a global scale is of utmost important for the future of human freedom and liberty. We will also continue to translate an event organized by the New York Public Library (NYPL) that hosted Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky. This event took place on the 26th of April, 2016, and focused, amongst other issues, on the state of European democracy; the underlying problems confronting it and the solutions required for meaningful change.

Federal Press Conference Hall Berlin

Secondly, acTVism Munich will gain full access to the German government’s national press conference in Berlin in the fall of 2016. This will provide us an opportunity to pose critical questions directly to the German government which will foster awareness on a host of issues seldom discussed in the mainstream media. The attempt is to translate and synchronize the question and answers in English as well.

We lack technical and financial resources to translate the events and press conference mentioned. Furthermore, we will only be able to attend the press conference once in 3 months due to the high costs of travelling and lodging.

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden

Lastly, acTVism Munich received Edward Snowden’s confirmation about participating in a future event known as “Freedom & Democracy: Global Issues – Connecting the Dots”. This Event is planned for 15. January 2017 and plans to bring leading experts together to discuss the connections between various issues and reveal the system at work. We believe that we can only arrive at viable solutions by increasing public awareness of the principal and structural faults of our system.

We lack the necessary financial and technical resources to execute the projects, trips and events mentioned above. Since we are a non-profit and independent media outlet that has a strict policy against accepting advertisements, government or corporate support – we depend only on you, the public.

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