On crises and failures

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On crises and failures

Crises are signs of a system’s weakness. Historically crises have led to political upheavals. Our current social, economic and ecological crises are all connected to our monetary system. How shall we proceed with our money?


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Ecological crisis, not only in Ecuador

Released on 04. Oct. 2017

State-run oil drilling in Ecuador not only destroys the landscape and reduces biodiversity; drilling also creates divisions in village communities. Our money, our economic system, is responsible for this damage. This video connects the dots.


Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 60.9 MB

Monetary Crisis – the End of the Denarius

Released on 06. Sep. 2017

What does it take that a currency loses the trust of its users, although it has functioned for centuries? We will tell you using the example of the Roman denarius.


Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 60.6 MB

Is self-sufficiency outdated?

Released on 07. Aug. 2017

Is subsistence farming in fact the cause of poverty in rural regions? Prof. Hanspeter Znoj looks at Rwanda as an example of how self-sufficiency contributes to an ecological and socially sustainable economy.


Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 64 MB

Identity Crisis – Johannes Pistorius

Released on 19. Jun. 2017

Identity crisis exist as long as human beings. What to do when your way of life proves to be wrong? Continue? Change? We will have a look at the decisions the theologian Pistorius took in 1585.


Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 41.7 MB

The assassins – synonym for political murder

Released on 22. May. 2017

The Shiite sect known as Assassins is immortalized by the use of the word assassin for political murderers. We will have a look at the rise and the fall of this community.


Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 55.4 MB

Climate change – 1816: The year without a summer

Released on 21. Apr. 2017

Crises is more than a challenge, it’s a chance. This fact proves itself true when taking a look at the last European mass starvation. The concept of the modern welfare state developed after the year without summer.


Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 86.9 MB

Identity Crisis – Augustine

Released on 28. Mar. 2017

What is more important: Your career or your family? So many careerists have regretted the sacrifices they brought. We will retell the story of church father Augustine from a new perspective.


Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 41.8 MB

Russia and the Crisis of Terror

Released on 02. Mar. 2017

There’s nothing new concerning terrorism as part of everyday’s life. Russia suffered severely from terroristic attacks. The brutal prosecution did not change anything as long as the population supported the objectives of the terrorists.


Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 51.9 MB

Change in Climate and the French Revolution

Released on 02. Mar. 2017

Hunger, that’s the true reason for the French Revolution. Those who starved hustled things on. We trace the connection between the Little Ice Age, crop failures and the radicalization of the Revolution.


Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 89.5 MB

Crises and Money

Released on 02. Mar. 2017

Introductory thoughts on the series “On Crises and Failures” from Jürg Conzett, founder of the MoneyMuseum.


Filetype: pdf | Filesize: 59 KB

Crises and Money (Video)

Released on 02. Mar. 2017

Introductory thoughts on the series “On Crises and Failures” from Jürg Conzett, founder of the MoneyMuseum.


Filetype: mp4 | Filesize: 26.1 MB

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