Entries from 'ACTIVISM'

SO. LASS DISKO MACHEN. 7.04 // 19.00

Liebe Freunde der Zukunft, auf der schönen Hamburger Elbinsel Wilhelmsburg entsteht gerade “Minitopia”, Hamburgs erste Stadtfarm, Plattform und Keimzelle urbaner Selbstversorgung. Hier wollen wir uns den großen Fragen der Zukunft stellen und im Kleinen herausfinden, ob und wie wir uns mit lokalen Ressourcen, unseren eigenen Händen und gegenseitiger Unterstützung in der Stadt selbst versorgen können….

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Spreeblüte an alternative currency for Berlin

Leo, Theo and Charly are part of the Ngo Regio Berlin. Their goal is to start a new local currency for Berlin. Spreebluete will support small businesses, save resources, and promote a fairer economic system. the aim is to enhance social cohesion and make people think about the nature and function of money. www.spreebluete.de

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Bizim Bakkal

Gentrification is threatening to destroy Berlin Investment in real estate is driving up rents and for one greengrocer in the Kreuzberg district, it’s even putting his livelihood at risk. This is why when a neighbourhood greengrocer Bizim Bakkal (meaning ‘our little shop’ in Turkish) recently received a notice that they must vacate their premises the…

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Organismo Parque Augusta

Organismo Parque Augusta is one of the activists groups involved in the movement to save the last remaining piece of Atlantic Forest in that almost of São Paulo. It has been quite a struggle for a few groups, associations and neighbors, that want to influence political/corporate decisions in a city where the relation between humans and…

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Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir Wall St. Performance

Reverend Billiy is a well known american activist and performer, who together with The Stop Shopping Choir, organized a performance in Wall Street to revoke the to be implemented “corporate personhood”, which allows corporations to “fund” political campaigns and what not. Some of the performers are still connected to the legendary Living Theater and continue…

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