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Amy Goodman Joins Elevate Festival Panel: Everything Is Connected

Graz, Austria

October 25, 2014 | Saturday | 7:00 pm

Forum Stadtpark

Stadtpark 1
8010 Graz
Austria ( see map )
Elevate is an annual festival held in various central venues around the Schlossberg in Graz, Austria. With its unique combination of critical political discourse and contemporary music and art, the Elevate Festival stands out of the “usual” festival circus.

In this panel conversation, “Everything Is Connected,” the various topical threads of Elevate’s discourse program will be brought together. Starting with an analysis of the current situation, tangible paths into a solidarity future will be discussed. Representatives of different perspectives will talk about the required social-ecological change, the possible makeup of future societies, and the necessary steps to create them.

Amy Goodman is concerned with the role of the media in social transformation, Nafeez Ahmed has a comprehensive understanding of the various crises, Felix Stalder focuses on the implications and ambivalence of new technologies, Friederike Habermann speaks from the perspective of social movements and Silke Helfrich will represent the idea of the Commons as an alternative model for the organization of society. The panel will address questions such as: Where can we start? What are the challenges and how can we meet them? Which forward-looking, projects can we become a part of?

Moderated by Josef Obermoser.

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Amy Goodman

Amy goodman
Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....