conflicts

The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov

RUSSIA: The philosopher Žižek defined this particular form of power, as the “immanent cynicism of power”. It developed during the communist regime.

The Red Soul

STALIN, RUSSIA: Through interviews, observations and archival footage, this documentary explores the present baffling and widespread reverence of Stalin.

A German Life

HISTORY: Goebbels' selfproclaimed apolitical secretary tells her version of the historical events. The result is an important document for posterity, but is this all we need?

The Final Year

USA: Far from the final word about the end of the Obama administration.

20th Circuit Suspects

TEHRAN: Six years in the life of an adolescent crime gang that breaks into cars in the streets of Tehran.

The War With No Frontline

SYRIA: «Yes, this area is under our control,» says a logistician of the Ahrar al-Sham, while pointing at a checkpoint on the map in front of him. «But to be honest, if I were you, I would stay away. People who have gone through this way, have gone missing.»

Taste Of Cement

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

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.

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.