Kaufen für die Müllhalde (2010)

Die Doku “Kaufen für die Müllhalde” der Regisseurin Cosima Dannoritzer aus dem Jahre 2010 hat es in sich. Diese Dokumentation befasst sich mit geplanter Obsoleszenz, der vom Hersteller absichtlich eingeschränkten Lebensdauer von Produkten, die den Absatz von Ersatzprodukten erhöhen soll.

Als ein Beispiel für diese Praxis wird in dieser Doku das Centennial Light (englisch hundertjähriges Licht) angeführt, die als die langlebigste Glühlampe der Welt gilt. Sie befindet sich in der Feuerwache der Stadt Livermore nahe San Francisco im US-Bundesstaat Kalifornien. Sie wird als ein möglicher Beleg für Absprachen unter Herstellern von Glühbirnen im Rahmen des weltweiten Phoebuskartells herangezogen, dessen Ziel es unter anderem war, die durchschnittliche Lebensdauer von Glühlampen auf 1000 Stunden zu beschränken. Das Phoebuskartell war ein Gebiets-, Normen– und Typenkartell, das im Dezember 1924 in Genf von den international führenden Glühlampenherstellern gegründet wurde.

Als weiteres Beispiel dienen die Nylonstrumpfhosen. Im Jahr 1935 entwickelte der US-amerikanische Chemiekonzern DuPont die erste Nylonfaser. Die anfänglich besonders resistenten Nylonstrumpfhosen wurden in den darauffolgenden Jahren zwecks schnelleren Verschleißes durch minderwertigeres und dünneres Material kurzlebiger gemacht.

Als weiteres Beispiel wird der Tintenstrahldrucker Epson Stylus C42UX präsentiert, der nach einer bestimmten Anzahl gedruckter Seiten eine Defektmeldung ausgibt, woraufhin die weitere Verwendung des Druckers verhindert wird.

Der kurzlebige Akku des iPod classic wird als Beispiel für geplante Obsoleszenz bei moderner Unterhaltungselektronik herangezogen.

Diese Doku präsentiert aber nicht nur historische und aktuelle Beispiele für Obsoleszenz. Sie zeigt auch die Folgen der Wegwerf- und Konsumgesellschaft, zum Beispiel in Afrika. Dort landet dann der ganze unbrauchbare und frühzeitig funktionsunfähig gewordene Elektronikschrott der reichen Länder auf riesigen Müllhalden, die ökologisch für diese afrikanischen Länder eine große Belastung sind.

Es ist erstaunlich, dass sich nicht mehr Konsumenten gegen diese Praxis der Obsoleszenz wehren, die uns dazu verdammt, kurzlebige und modische Produkte zu kaufen, nur um das ökonomische Wachstum und eine trashige Konsumgesellschaft am Laufen zu halten. Das ist ökologisch und wirtschaftlich widersinnig. Viele dieser Wegwerfprodukte enthalten wertvolle Rohstoffe. Jeder Europäer produziert im Schnitt pro Jahr 20 Kilogramm Elektroschrott. In Europa fallen auf diese Weise 20 Millionen Tonnen Elektroschrott an, 50 Millionen Tonnen weltweit. Ein Großteil davon landet im Müll. Nach Angaben der EU werden allein dadurch Ressourcen im Wert von 2 Milliarden Euro jährlich vernichtet. Eine andere Zahl veranschaulicht das Phänomen: Die 1,5 Milliarden Handys, die 2010 weltweit verkauft wurden, enthalten zusammen rund 14 Tonnen Palladium, 36 Tonnen Gold und 375 Tonnen Silber. Obwohl in der EU seit 2005 Rücknahme und professionelles Recycling gesetzlich vorgeschrieben und eingepreist sind, landet ein großer Teil davon, wie die Recherchen für “Kaufen für die Müllhalde” ergeben haben, nach wie vor auf illegalen Müllkippen in Afrika oder China.

Der Film wurde im Januar 2012 im Rahmen eines Arte Themenabends ausgestrahlt und ist in mehreren Versionen als Video im WWW aufzufinden, zum Beispiel in Vimeo und in YouTube. Wer einmal einen kritischen Blick auf den industriellen Geräte- und Warenkosmos werfen will, der uns tagtäglich umgibt, dem sei diese Dokumentation anempfohlen.

Die Regisseurin Cosima Dannoritzer hat mit dem Journalisten Jürgen Reuß ein gleichnamiges Buch “Kaufen für die Müllhalde” herausgegeben, in dem das Thema nochmals in Textform präsentiert wird. Ein Interview vom Mai 2013 mit Jürgen Reuß findet man im Netzmagazin Telepolis unter dem Titel Kaufen für die Müllhalde.

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Narco Cultura (2013)

I just watched the documentary “Narco Cultura directed by Shaul Schwarza 2013 documentary film about the Mexican Drug War.

The Mexican Drug War which started in 2006 is an ongoing armed conflict among rival drug cartels fighting one another for regional control. At the same time these drug cartels are fighting against the Mexican government forces (the Federal Police and the Mexican army) and civilian vigilante groups. 

Although Mexican drug cartels, or drug trafficking organizations, have existed for several decades, they have become more powerful since the demise of the Colombian Cali and Medellín cartels in the 1990s.

Mexican drug cartels now dominate the wholesale US-American illicit drug market and in 2007 they controlled 90% of the cocaine entering the United States.

Analysts estimate that wholesale earnings from illicit drug sales range from $13.6 billion to $49.4 billion annually.

By the end of president Felipe Calderón‘s administration (2006–12), the official death toll of the Mexican Drug War was at least 60,000. Estimates set the death toll above 120,000 killed by 2013, not including 27,000 missing persons.

This documentary Narco Cultura focuses on the situation in the Mexican border town Ciudad Juárez (on the US-American side we have El PasoWest Texas) and on the phenomenon of the so called “narco-corridos” which is an element of the “narcoculture” in Mexico.

narco-corrido is a sub-genere of the Mexican norteñocorrido (northern ballad) music genre, a traditional folk music from northern Mexico, from which other several genres have evolved. This type of music is heard on both sides of the US–Mexican border.

The narco-corridos use a danceable, accordion-based polka as a rhythmic base. The first corridos that focus on drug smugglers – “narco” comes from “narcóticos” (narcotics) – have been dated back to the 1930s. Early corridos (non-narco) go back as far to the Mexican Revolution of 1910, telling the stories of revolutionary fighters. Music critics have also compared narcocorrido music to gangster rap.

“Narco-corrido” lyrics refer to particular events and include real dates and places. The lyrics tend to speak approvingly of illegal activities such as murdertortureracketeeringextortiondrug smugglingillegal immigration, and sometimes political protest due to government corruption.

Well, the effectiveness of this movie is mainly a result of the harsh contrast between the silly glorification of those cartell people (their bosses, dealers and killers) made in the songs and on the concerts of those narco-corrido-musicians with the disgusting images of the dirty and cruel war that is going on in Mexican border towns like Ciudad Juárez.

Ciudad Juárez has around 1,5 Million inhabitants and in the worst years the death toll of this drug war in Ciudad Juárez was up to more than 3000 murders a year.

See for example the article of December 15, 2010 titled “Ciudad Juarez Drug War Death Toll Hits 3,000” in “CBS News“.

In this documentary Narco Cultura you see dreadful images showing the bodies of shot persons (including policemen) lying in the morgue of Ciudad Juárez, also images of persons that have been decapitated or incinerated with gasoline, etc.

What is going on in Ciudad Juárez is monstruous and repulsive and it´s sad enough that such activities are glorified in the songs of those musicians that go on stage with AK-47s and bazookas.

Those weird mariachis as much as their fans obviously see in those drug lords ruling the Mexican cartels some modern Robin Hoods.  

But those cartels are in fact destroying the societies and economies of cities like Ciudad Juárez. The result of this violence is not only lawlessness and general fear. As one further result many businesses and companies that no only suffer under the effects of this massive violence, but also under the constant extortion by the cartels tend to leave cities like Ciudad Juárez.

And the Mexican cartels with their armed gangs are so powerful in Ciudad Juárez that they are leading an open war with the police forces, attacking them and also threatening the police officers with killing them in case they are not willing to resign from their jobs.

See for this documentary also the article titled “‘Narco Cultura’ Documentary Delves Into Drug Culture In Mexico (VIDEO)” (10/17/2013in the “Huffington Post“.

See also the article titled “Shaul Schwarz: Music, Guns and Drugs in the film ‘Narco Cultura’” (20/12/2013) in the website of “National Geographic“.

See also the article titled “Sundance Review: ‘Narco Cultura’ Is A Disturbing Look At The Mexican War On Drugs & The Idolatry Within” (1/21/2013) in the blog “The Playlist” (Indiewire).

This excellent documentary offers a disturbing look into the deadly anarchy and massive violence that is going on in Mexican borders towns like Ciudad Juárez: A violence that is conditioned also by the fact that those cartels can not only sell their drugs but also buy the weapons they need for this war in the United States with their very generous gun laws.

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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (in Chinese 艾未未:道歉你妹; official title in Taiwan 艾未未:草泥馬) is a 2012 documentary film about Chinese artist and civil and political rights activist Ai Weiwei, directed by American filmmaker Alison Klayman.

Director Alison Klayman received a special jury prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for the film, which also opened the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto on 26 April 2012.

Ai Weiwei is not only a famous artist, but also a civil and political rights activist living and working in the communist People’s Republic of China.

Ai Weiwei´s life was not always easy since he started with his work as a civil and political rights activist and he already had a lot of troubles and confrontations with the Chinese authorities.

I watched that movie some days ago and I can really recommend it. The movie is well done and gives a good inside into Ai Weiwei´s personal life, artistic work and his work as a civil and political rights activist.

Ai Weiwei is a funny and clever guy and usually manages to present his political message with humour and irony.

See as an example for this Ai Weiwei´s version of the South Korean world wide hit song of 2012 “Gangnam Style“.

Psy Frenzi: Chinese Activist Ai Weiwei welcomes `Gangnam Style´ in Handcuffs 

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Eugene Jarecki: The House I Live In (2012)

An interesting and rewarding documentary I watched two and a half months ago is Eugene Jarecki´sThe House I Live In“.

This documentary was shown in Europe at the beginning of July in the European TV-Channel “Arte“.

The German title of this documentary is “Drogen: Amerikas längster Krieg” (Drugs: America´s longest war) and you can find some information about this documentary in the website of “Arte“.

Eugene Jarecki is an American author and a dramatic and documentary filmmaker based in New York.

Jarecki´s works include “Why We Fight“, “The Trials of Henry Kissinger“, “Reagan“, “Freakonomics” (segment), “Quest of the Carib Canoe“, “Season of the Lifterbees” and his new documentary “The House I Live In“.

Why We Fight” and “The House I Live In” were both winners of the “Grand Jury Prize for Documentary” at the Sundance Film Festival, in 2005 and 2012 respectively.

I wrote an article in July 2011 about Jarecki´s brilliant documentary “Why We Fight“.

See for this my blogarticle (written in German) “`Why We Fight´ (2005)“.

Jarecki´s documentary “Why We Fight” describes the rise and maintenance of the United States military–industrial complex and its 50-year involvement with the wars led by the United States to date, especially its 2003 Invasion of Iraq.

Eugene Jarecki´s new documentary “The House I Live In” (2012) is about the so called “War on Drugs” in the United States.

For the past 40 years, the “War on Drugs” in the US has resulted in more than 45 million arrests, $1 trillion US-dollars in government spending, and America’s role as the world’s largest jailer. And the “War on Drugs” is also a heavy economic burden for the USA.

Yet for all that, illegal drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available than ever.

Filmed in more than twenty states, “The House I Live In captures stories of those on the front lines — from the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge — and offers a penetrating look at the profound human rights implications of America’s long lasting “War on Drugs

The film recognizes drug abuse as a matter of public health and investigates the tragic errors and shortcomings that have resulted from framing it as an issue for law enforcement. It also examines how political and financial corruption has fueled the war on drugs, despite persistent evidence of its moral, economic, and practical failures.

The “War on Drugs” in the US has been a mayor factor in the formation of the largest prison-industrial system in the world, contributing to the incarceration of 2.3 million men and women and is responsible for untold collateral damage to the lives of countless individuals and families, with a particularly destructive impact on black America.

See for this also the article “Incarceration in the United States” in Wikipedia.

But it´s not only poor and underprivileged African-American ghetto kids who are jailed because of dealing with drugs.

It´s also the sons or daughters of wealthy parents like Hollywood-Star Michael Douglas and his former wife Diandra Luker who can get a very stiff sentence for drug offenses.

Cameron Douglas is now in prison since January 2009 and will have to remain there until early 2018.

See for this the article published in 12/21/2011 “Michael Douglas’ son handed more prison time” in “Reuters“.

See for this also the article published in 15/4/2013 “Michael Douglas’ son must serve longer in prison for drugs” in “USA Today“.

Well, when it comes to the War on Drugs, “It’d be one thing if it was draconian and it worked. But it’s draconian and it doesn’t work. It just leads to more”, says David Simon, creator of the HBO series “The Wire“.

And after watching this documentary “The House I Live in” in the European TV-Channel Arte I agree with David Simon. The “War on Drugs” obviously can´t be won using draconian legislation for dealing with drugs.

But instead of questioning a campaign of such epic cost and failure, those in public office generally advocate for harsher penalties for drug offenses, lest they be perceived by the voters as soft on crime.

Thanks to mandatory minimum sentencing, a small drug offense can put a nonviolent offender behind bars for decades — or even for life.

If you stand in a federal court, you’re watching poor and uneducated people being fed into a machine like meat to make sausage. It’s just bang, bang, bang, bang. Next!” says journalist Charles Bowden.

But there’s a growing recognition among those on all sides that the “War on Drugs” is a failure. Eugene Jarecki´sThe House I Live in” shows the statements of judges and policemen who have lost their faith in the current draconian legislation for dealing with drugs.

And beyond its human cost at home, the unprecedented violence in Mexico provides a daily reminder of the war’s immense impact abroad.

See for this the long article “Mexikan Drug War” in Wikipedia. See for this also my article (written in German) “Mexiko: Ein Land versinkt im Drogenkrieg“.

The “Mexikan Drug War” is an armed conflict that started around 2006 among rival drug cartels fighting each other for regional control and against the Mexican government forces and civilian vigilante groups.

By the end of Felipe Calderón‘s administration (2006–2012), the official death toll of the “Mexican Drug War” was at least 60,000 lives, although unconfirmed accounts set the homicide rate above 100,000 victims, given the large number of people who have disappeared. And the war is going on under the current President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto.

The main cause for this “Mexikan Drug War” is the fact that the US, which has a long border with Mexico, is the biggest worldwide market for illegal drugs. And illegal drug trade is a very profitable business.

The drug cartels in Mexiko are managing the illegal entry of the drugs into the US and they have become so rich and powerful that the Mexican state is struggling now to survive in his fight against the drug cartels.

These Mexican drug cartels are not only very well armed. They have also the money to bribe every Mexican politician, judge or policeman who is willing to accept their money.

So that´s the main cause for this desastrous “Mexikan Drug War“. The failure of the US-American “War on Drugs” is also causing a massive negative impact on Mexico.

Eugene Jarecki´s documentary “The House I Live In tries to promotes public awareness of the problem while encouraging new and innovative pathways to domestic drug policy reform.

I can really recommend to all of you to watch this documentary “The House I Live In“, especially if you are an US-citizen.

Eugene Jarecki has done a thorough research on the subject and is trying to cast a  thoughtful and critical light on the so called “War on Drugs” in the USA.

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Chasing Ice (2012)

A really good documentary film I watched some days ago is Chasing Ice.

Chasing Ice was directed by Jeff Orlowski and premiered at the Sundance film festival in Utah on January 23, 2012.

This documentary won the Excellence in Cinematography Award at the already mentioned 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

This documentary film is about the efforts of the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) to photograph and to publicize the effects of global warming.

Nature photojournalist James Balog founded the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) in 2007 after spending much of the previous two years photographing receding glaciers for National Geographic and The New Yorker.

Balog saw extraordinary amounts of ice vanishing with shocking speed. Features that took centuries to develop were being destroyed much faster than scientific modeling had predicted, sometimes in just a few years – or even just a few weeks.

Balog founded the EIS to provide visual evidence of the dramatic effects of global warming. The project ultimately evolved into an intensive team effort, bringing together journalists and scientists, artists and engineers.

The Extreme Ice Survey is based in Boulder, Colorado and uses time-lapse photography, conventional photography and video to document the effects of global warming on glacial ice. It is the most wide-ranging glacier study ever conducted using ground-based, real-time photography.

Starting in 2007 the EIS team installed as many as 43 time-lapse cameras at a time at 18 glaciers in Greenland, Iceland, Alaska, Canada, the Nepalese Himalaya (where cameras were installed at Mount Everest in 2010), and the Rocky Mountains of the U.S. The cameras shoot year-round, every half hour of daylight.

The team supplements the time-lapse record by occasionally repeating shots at fixed locations in Iceland, Bolivia, the Canadian province of British Columbia and the French and Swiss Alps. Collected images are being used for scientific evidence and as part of a global outreach campaign aimed at educating the public about the effects of global    warming.

EIS imagery has appeared in time-lapse videos displayed in the terminal at Denver International Airport; in media productions such as the 2009 NOVA Extreme Ice documentary on PBS and major findings were published in Fall 2012 in the book titled “Ice: Portraits of the World’s Vanishing Glaciers” by James Balog (Rizzoli Publishing).

In this documentary film Chasing Ice we watch how James Balog heads to the Arctic in order to capture images that will help to convey the effects of global warming.

Balog and his team deploy cameras that utilize time-lapse photography across various places in the Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s glaciers.

The expedition starts off poorly as the team is plagued by numerous technical problems and camera malfunctions. Meanwhile, due to the extreme physical nature of the expeditions, Balog’s personal health suffers in the form of knee complications.

After making improvements to the equipment, Balog and his team are finally able to collect time-lapse photos that depict the drastic erosion and disappearance of enormous, ancient glaciers.

What stroke me about this documentary film Chasing Ice and what makes this movie different to other movies about the subject global warmingis that this documentary is not about the scientific evidence that proves that global warming is real.

We have already a lot of those type of movies and some of them were very succesfull like for example the acclaimed documentary An Inconvenient Truth, a 2006 documentary film directed by Davis Guggenheim about former United States Vice President Al Gore‘s campaign to educate citizens about global warming via a comprehensive slide Show.

Chasing Ice is about a photographer whose goal is to produce and to offer to the public visual evidence that proves that global warming is really happening at an often frightening fast pace.

And the slide-shows and videos Balog is offering based on his cameras that utilize time-lapse photography are really impressing.

In this documentary Chasing Ice you can watch how big glaciers melt away quickly and become obviously much smaller in just some years.

This documentary includes also scenes from a glacier calving event that took place at Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland, lasting 75 minutes, the longest such event ever captured on film.

Ice calving, also known as glacier calving or iceberg calving, is the breaking off of chunks of ice at the edge of a glacier. It is a form of ice ablation or ice disruption. It is the sudden release and breaking away of a mass of ice from a glacier, iceberg, ice front, ice shelf, or crevasse.

Calving of glaciers is often accompanied by a loud cracking or booming sound before blocks of ice up to 60 metres (200 ft) high break loose and crash into the water. The entry of the ice into the water causes large, and often hazardous waves.The waves formed can be so large that boats cannot approach closer than 3 kilometres (1.9 mi).

Calving of ice shelves is usually preceded by a rift. Etymologically, calving is cognatic with calving as in birthing a calf.

See for this subject “ice calving” also the article published in July 15, 2013 “Antarctic glacier calves iceberg one-fourth size of Rhode Island” on the website of the NASA.

This documentary film Chasing Ice is something special and contains a really powerful imagery. I can recommend this documentary to all of you who are interested in the subject global warming.

PS: 9/28/2013: Yesterday the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a new climate report.

The IPCC is a scientific intergovernmental organization of the United Nations set up at the request of member governments.

See for this the article published on September 9, 2013 “IPCC climate report: humans ‘dominant cause’ of warming” in the “BBC News“.

See also the article published on September 9, 2013 “IPCC climate report: human impact is ‘unequivocal’” in “The Guardian“.

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Hans-Christian Dany: “Speed” (2008)

Nun, ich habe gestern ein Buch von Hans-Christian Dany mit dem Titel “Speed” fertig gelesen. Dieses Werk “Speed” ist im Jahre 2008 in der Edition Nautilus  erschienen.

Nun, ich selbst werde dieses Buch hier jetzt nicht mehr ausführlich rezensieren. Es wurde seinerzeit in der Regel positiv besprochen, und zwar aus gutem Grund: Das Buch ist wirklich spannend zu lesen und enthält viele faszinierende Einblicke in den historischen und aktuellen Gebrauch dieser Droge “Speed” (= Amphetamin) in den unterschiedlichsten gesellschaftlichen und beruflichen Bereichen.

Die Droge “Speed” (= Amphetamin) wurde von den Jagdfliegern im Zweiten Weltkrieg ebenso wie von Philosophen wie Jean-Paul Sartre oder Pop-Art-Künstlern wie Andy Warhol oder auch von Musikern wie dem Country-Musiker Johnny Cash im wesentlichen zum Zweck der Leistungssteigerung und/oder zum Erzielen einer höheren Produktivität eingenommen.

Bei den Jagdfliegern soll das übrigens bis heute anscheinend teilweise noch üblich sein.

Seht hierzu den Artikel vom 7.8.2002 mit dem Titel “US-Kampfpiloten auf Speed” in “Telepolis“.

Die Erstsynthese dieser Droge Amphetamin gelang 1887 dem rumänischen Chemiker Lazăr Edeleanu an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. 1927 prägte der US-amerikanische Chemiker Gordon Alles den Namen “Amphetamin”, sich ableitend aus der heute veralteten chemischen Bezeichnung “alpha-Methylphenethylamin. Es zählt zu den Weckaminen (Amine mit „aufweckender“ Wirkung).

Diese Droge wurde also schon Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts chemisch synthetisiert und hat eine lange Geschichte. “Speed” (= Amphetamin) gibt es heute natürlich in zahlreichen unterschiedlichen chemischen Varianten.

Ich hänge euch jetzt noch ein paar Rezensionen zu diesem Buch von Hans-Christian Dany mit dem Titel “Speed” aus dem Jahre 2008 an.

Seht hierzu den Beitrag vom 28.2.2008 mit dem Titel “Breitband-Dopingmittel der Leistungsgesellschaft” in der Website des “Deutschlandradios“.

Seht hierzu die Rezension vom 20.6.2008 mit dem Titel “Hans-Christian Dany: Speed – Eine Gesellschaft auf Droge” in der Zeitschrift “Intro“.

Seht hierzu die Rezension vom 23.4.2008 mit dem Titel “Speed: Hans Christian Dany textet die Droge” im Magazin “DeBug“.

Seht hierzu auch das Interview vom 9.6.2008 mit Hans-Christian Dany mit dem Titel “`Speed´-Autor über die Droge und ihre Gesellschaft: `Der Rausch der Selbskontrolle´” in der “taz“.

Und den passenden Song gebe ich euch auch noch dazu:

Billy Idol: Speed (1994)

Lyrics Speed

Wikipedia: Speed (1994 film)

(Dieser Song “Speed” war Teil des Soundtracks des gleichnamigen Actionfilms “Speed” aus dem Jahre 1994 von Regisseur Jan de Bont. Man kann diesen Song in zahlreichen Video-Kanälen auffinden. Der Gitarrist ist Steve Stevens).

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ARD-Dokumentation “Lohnsklaven in Deutschland – Miese Jobs für billiges Fleisch”

Eine der besten deutschen Dokumentationen, die ich in diesem Jahr im Fernsehen angesehen habe, war die ARD-Reportage “Lohnsklaven in Deutschland – Miese Jobs für billiges Fleisch” von Marius Meyer und Michael Nieberg, die am 24.6.2013 um 22.45 Uhr in “Das Erste” ausgestrahlt wurde.

Es geht in dieser Reportage um die teilweise skandalösen Arbeitsverhältnisse in der deutschen Fleischindustrie. Stundenlöhne von fünf Euro brutto, ungeregelte Einsatzzeiten und Jobs ohne Sozialversicherung und ohne jeden Kündigungsschutz: In vielen fleischverarbeitenden Betrieben in Deutschland werden vor allem osteuropäische Arbeiter gnadenlos ausgebeutet, von den Betrieben ebenso wie von dubiosen inländischen und ausländischen Subunternehmen und Vermittlungsfirmen.

Ihr könnt diese Dokumentation “Lohnsklaven in Deutschland – Miese Jobs für billiges Fleisch” nicht nur in der ARD-Mediathek, sondern auch in anderen Video-Kanälen auffinden.

Diese Reportage ist wirklich gut recherchiert und professionell gemacht, mit aussagekräftigen Bildern und Interviews.

Es wurden zahlreiche Rezensionen in deutschen Tageszeitungen zu dieser Dokumentation veröffentlicht.

Seht hierzu ein Interview vom 22.6.2013 mit Michael Nieberg mit dem Titel “`Uns kam das vor wie ein Schattenreich´” in der Website des “NDR“.

Seht hierzu den Artikel vom 22.6.2013 “Miese Jobs für billiges Fleisch” in der Website des “NDR“.

Seht hierzu die Rezension vom 23.6.2013 mit dem Titel “Skandalöse Verhältnisse in der Fleischindustrie: Lohnsklaven in Deutschland” in der “Süddeutschen Zeitung“.

Seht hierzu auch den Beitrag vom 24.6.2013 mit dem Titel “Lohnsklaverei in Deutschland: Unmenschliche Bedingungen” in der Website des WDR.

Seht hierzu die Rezension vom 24.6.2013 mit dem Titel “Fleischindustrie: Ermittlungen wegen Lohnsklaverei in Schlachthöfen” in der “Westdeutschen Allgemeinen Zeitung“.

Seht hierzu die Rezension vom 25.6.2013 mit dem Titel “ARD-Reportage `Lohnsklaven in Deutschland´: System der Menschenausbeutung” in der “Frankfurter Rundschau“.

Seht hierzu die Rezension vom 26.6.2013 mit dem Titel “ARD-Doku: Schwere Vorwürfe gegen die Fleischindustrie” in der “Augsburger Allgemeinen“.

Seht hierzu die Rezension vom 26.6.2013 mit dem Titel “`Lohnsklaven in Deutschland´: Mafiapaten der Schlachthöfe” im “Hamburger Abendblatt“.

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