In this video Yanis Varoufakis addresses diverse questions that acTVism Munich received from the public. Topics include the meaning of fiscal waterboarding, impacts of activism & social movements on policy, U.S. militarization, Bernie Sanders & the effects of lifting people out of poverty on the environment.
On the 15th of January 2017, acTVism Munich hosted it’s largest event to date with Edward Snowden, Jeremy Scahlll, Richard D. Wolff, Jürgen Todenhöfer, Paul Jay & Srecko Horvat. This event was sold out three months in advance, viewed by 53,000 people via livestream and the releases on YouTube reached circa 1 Million people worldwide.This event was organized, planned and executed by acTVism’s volunteers on an independent & non-profit basis. Although the event was planned months in advance and was undertaken successfully, it was not without struggle.
This video documents the last 2 days leading up to the event.
In this video MIT professor, anarchist, political philosopher and renowned linguist, Noam Chomsky, discusses the impacts of arms and weapons exports into Saudi Arabia and Israel. He also talks about the refugee and Syrian crisis that is engulfing neighbouring states as well as the European continent.
How does the military industrial complex of Germany affect the security of the populations of the countries in the Arab world?
Do military and arms exports promote stability in the region?
What are the roots of the refugee crisis that the European Union as well as neighbouring countries to Syria and Iraq are facing?
All of these questions and more are addressed in this video.