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surveilance, bureaucracy, disiplinary systems, capitalism, finance

Taste Of Cement

REFUGEE LIFE: Syrian refugees are rebuilding the Middle East while they wait to return home.

Find Fix Finish

DRONES: The Private Perceptions of Drone Technology.

Idealism killed the Burmese

MYANMAR AND DEMOCRACY: Modern Times Review have met the lawyer who most likely became just too dangerous for the old Myanmar military: He was recently killed because he fought for the new democracy alongside Aung San Suu Kyi.

Urth

APOCALYPSE: A solitary greenhouse is the final outpost on Earth in Ben River’s prophetic science fiction-scenario, which stages the uncertain fate of the planet: deserted, with this greenhouse as its last remaining habitable place.

Power To Change – The Energyrebellion

TRUE DEFINITION OF A REVOLUTION: It is imperative to rouse people to take control of the issue themselves – if we want Earth to survive, says Carl-A. Fechner.
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Thor Halvorssen: authoritarian states

OSLO: Thor Halvorssen has long been deemed a suspicious liberalist. We interviewed him about dictatorships, his native Venezuela, anarchism and meritocracy – so that you can judge for yourself.
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INTERVIEW: A Day in Aleppo

How desperate it must seem, trying – like film directors frequently do – to spur the world into action to end the war in Syria. We have caught up with one of the people who are fighting this battle.

Intent To Destroy

ARMENIAN GENOCIDE: Essential documentary fact checks Turkey’s sinister record of historical erasure.
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Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

The screening of Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt was followed by a panel debate.

Utopia,

This year, Sir Thomas More’s Utopia marks its 500th anniversary. Modern Times takes this opportunity to celebrate this, still radical, great piece of work.