Globalization and trade

Globalization means that the world is becoming increasingly connected, mostly in terms of the world market. We can therefore say that it is due to a market encompassing the entire world that everything can flow and be traded freely: raw materials, finished goods, services, but also capital and labour. At the same time, “free trade” in the globalized world produces antagonisms, i.e. winners and losers. This site offers educational material and other inspiring content on the topic.

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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The Agrifood Atlas

he power of the food industry is distributed among fewer and fewer companies. This corporate atlas provides an overview of the main players and their business strategies, the various forms of corporate power and those who oppose and criticize this position of power.

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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 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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