A new president was elected on November 6. We are taking this opportunity to speak not only about the election, but also the political situation in the country. We will be evaluating the first term of president Barack Obama, the crisis in the USA and last years protest movement. And we will be discussing how an alternative agenda for America could look. In August Kontext TV traveled through the United States interviewing dissidents, activists and independent journalists. They clarify what's at stake in the USA and what not.
Amy Goodman: Host of Democracy Now!, Right Livelihood Award Laureate and author of "The Silenced Majority"; Medea Benjamin: Founder of Code Pink und Author of "Drone Warfare"; Michael Albert: Founder of ZCommunications and South End Press, author of "Realizing Hope. Life beyond Capitalism"; Bill McKibben: Environmental Journalist and activist, founder of 350.org, author of "The End of Nature"; Vivek Chibber: sociologist at the New York University, works at the Brecht Forum und Left Forum; Benjamin Day: activist with MassCare; John Nichols: Correspondent of "The Nation", author of "Uprising. From Wisconsin to Wall Street"