TOPIC G8 Summit in Heiligendamm 07

In early summer of 2007 the "Leaders of the World" met in Kempinsky Grand Hotel on the German Baltic Sea. The image of the governmental leaders of the 8 strongest economies symbolises as almost nothing else the power of globalised capitalism and its political and military violence. Only this full power legitimizes G8.

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La Via Campesina

short-docu // german  // 8 Min // 11.05.2007  // Hits: 1.103

This video clip introduces the worldwide network of (small) farmers, the landless or displaced, farm workers and indigenous people. It gives a brief impression on why the issue of agriculture is of such central importance in times of globalisation. Via Campesina has 200 million members. The clip more ...

Team: Anne Schweigler/Bärbel Schönafinger on:
Licence: CCL A-NC-SA 3.0

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