Videos

Journal of feminist Struggles

The journal offers an insight into feminist struggles around the world. Current struggles against forced marriage of migrant women in Europe,organizing processes of women in Afghanistan or the struggle for the right to abortion in Colombia, Poland or in the USA are some examples of the struggle portraits that are addressed here in the journal. With interviews, portraits and real examples of struggle, one learns about current struggles of the feminist movement.

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The Fight for Safe and Legal Abortion

Who owns our bodies? No struggle poses this question in such a radical way as the global fight for abortion rights.

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G20 Summit - Profit and Protest

Heads of state and presidents of the most powerful industrial countries and emerging economies enjoy complete privacy at regular G20 summits, where they meet to negotiate economic interests. But the guest list is exclusive: poorer countries and representatives from social movements are not invited. In this four-minute video, learn about the backdrop of the G20 summit in Hamburg, which took place in the summer of 2017.

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Climate related damage and loss - and who pays for it?

The effects of climate change are already being felt today. How do we deal with these problems and the associated losses that climate change is already causing - and will cause even more dramatically in the future? The most important is available in this video.

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R is for Rosa - A film series on Rosa Luxemburg!

Revolutionary, radical, polarising. It is impossible to imagine the history of the 20th century without Rosa Luxemburg. But who was Rosa Luxemburg and what did she stand for? Her legacy is told in four short films, from her thoughts to her work.

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K is for Karl - A film series about Marx!

Why does the Communist Manifesto still terrify the rich today, which revolution was relevant for Marx what is meant by exploitation? Five short films explore the themes of alienation, communism, revolution, exploitation and the future with machinery.

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Reduced Working Hours: Work Less for the Same Amount of Money?

Stress, exhaustion, and the pressure to perform. Wouldn’t it be great if we could all work less? The history of labour struggles shows us that this does not have to be a utopia. Our short video explains why the same arguments against a reduction in working hours are made again and again, and why a 40-hour work week is by no means set in stone.

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The Water Crisis in Cape Town

For many people, water is a resource that is simply always available rather than something they really have to think about. But things won’t stay this way. Recent summers in Europe have been marked by dryness, drought, dusty topsoil, and poor harvests. This documentary about the South African city of Cape Town shows the impact of severe water shortage.

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Who Owns the City?

This video explains in brief who owns Berlin. It dispels both the myth about the friendly, small-scale private landlord as a key player in the real estate market as well as the myth about property ownership being a form of universal social protection.

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Systematic Foul Play—The 2022 World Cup in Qatar

The inhumane working conditions at World Cup construction sites in Qatar have been making headlines for years. Despite this, little about the situation has changed. According to estimates, around 6,500 South Asian migrant workers have died since construction began. In this short film we take a look at the situation of the many “Guest workers” in Qatar.

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The conscience of Clothing - Learning Worlds

In the learning worlds of Mode.Macht.Menschen we dive into the world of fast fashion and put the puzzle together. Using infographics, portraits, puzzles and interactive elements, we focus on the various social, environmental, labor and economic aspects associated with the fashion world.

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The Life of Rosa Luxemburg—The Eternal Rose

This animated short film by the renowned young artist Viet Su Kieu Hung devotedly reconstructs Rosa Luxemburg’s life and demonstrates her exceptional legacy. Through an imaginary letter that Rosa might have written during the last moments of her extraordinary life, we learn about what challenged and motivated her.

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The New Silk Roads

With the Belt and Road Initiative, BRI for short, China wants to reactivate and further develop the historic Silk Road. This initiative is about reviving the Eurasian economic area. The main goal is to develop infrastructure for the trade routes, create trade relations and strengthen a network of key cities. Find out more in this short explanatory video.

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Atlas of Enslavement

The Atlas of Enslavement provides an overview of the many forms of coercion and exploitation in various branches of the global world economy. In doing so, it creates awareness of the invisible realities of modern slavery. Through vivid graphics and with detailed facts, the educational material sheds light on the situation in different regions of the world.

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What is Facism?

In an interview with Roger Griffin, one of the world’s foremost experts on fascism, we discuss his definition of the term. He also outlines the strategies needed to combat today’s right-wing political structures.

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