Germany

20.02.2015

Greece edges closer to an exit from the Euro as Germany gets ready to push

Greece edges closer to an exit from the Euro as Germany gets ready to push

The game currently being played by members of the Eurozone to see who will change position first is coming into its final days. Greece is asking for time to come up with a new plan and to receive financing to act as a bridge between the old arrangement and a… »

06.02.2015

Who’s in charge of your country: the Government or the Bank?

Who’s in charge of your country:  the Government or the Bank?

In recent days the question of Greece’s debt has taken over the headlines in Europe, especially in the economic news. Greece’s leaders have toured many important capitals of Europe to seek support for a reduction of national debt. Despite some encouraging noises from Rome and Paris, Berlin has been unequivocal,… »

06.02.2015

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a German-French initiative to stop deadly clashes in eastern Ukraine is aimed at defending peace all over Europe. “It’s about representing our interests – German-French – but also European interests…. It’s about European peace… and the free self-determination of peoples, which is part of this… »

02.02.2015

Greece: the cruel barbarity of international finance or a Marshall Plan?

Greece: the cruel barbarity of international finance or a Marshall Plan?

How can it be that when a country is in financial difficulty, “Market Forces” say that a country has to pay higher interest to borrow money? If there were any international solidarity a country should have to pay less interest when it is in financial difficulty, or even no interest,… »

24.02.2014

Refugee protests in Germany (photo documentation)

Refugee protests in Germany (photo documentation)

Photo: Yusuf BeyazitPhoto: Yusuf Beyazit, 1st antiracist bathing and playing day at Oranienplatz BerlinPhoto: Yusuf Beyazit, 1st anti-racist bathing and playin day at Oranienplatz BerlinPhoto: Yusuf Beyazit, Refugee Tribunal against Germany at Mariannenplatz BerlinPhoto: Yusuf Beyazit, Demonstration Alexanderplatz Berlin… »

24.02.2014

Non-violent protests of refugees in Germany

Non-violent protests of refugees in Germany

Over a year ago, refugees in Germany started organizing themselves in order to protest in a publicly visible form against the human rights violating institutional practices like the forced isolation through the prohibition to leave the district of your asylum-seekers home, the prohibition to work and the degrading deportation practices. »

23.02.2014

New!!! Birth of the German-language PRESSENZA team

New!!! Birth of the German-language PRESSENZA team

In the Park of Studies and Reflexion in Schlamau, the German-language section for PRESSENZA was founded today. PRESSENZA, as an international press agency that is organized exclusively by voluntaries and publishes articles in the topics of peace, non-violence, humanism and non-discrimination in five languages, is thus extended to the German-speaking… »

15.02.2014

Russia and Germany Against Interference in Ukraine

Moscow, Feb. 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Germany agree to be Ukrainians themselves who resolve the political crisis in their country, declared here today the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, at the beginning of conversations with his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmer. We are not against a Russian mediation between… »

22.01.2014

Massive protests in Berlin against agricultural industry

Massive protests in Berlin against agricultural industry

Berlin, Jan 18, 2014. In a very colorful march about 30.000 people demonstrated with the slogan “We are fed up!” against critical aspects of industrialized agriculture. The topics were as diverse as the participants and the speakers on the podium: Mass production of meat and crops and its effects on… »

26.06.2013

The global trade in arms: “a clearly visible dagger in the heart of global sustainability”

The global trade in arms: “a clearly visible dagger in the heart of global sustainability”

During our recent visit to Bonn, Germany to give a workshop at the Global Media Forum we had the opportunity to make contacts and friends from many different parts of the world.  Some people we had very little in common with, like those whose panels attempted to tackle… »

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