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  • 33 million people in the United States of America have no health insurance. Among other things with the promise to reform the health care system US President Barack Obama won his election campaign in 2009. But despite ‘Obamacare‘ particularly in rural areas, many people have no access to basic medical care. The regulations for the newly mandatory insurance are complicated. They must rely on charitable institutions such as ‘Remote Area Medical‘ (RAM), where physicians work as volunteers.

    Where Poverty Makes Sick

    33 million people in the United States of America have no health insurance. Among other things with the promise to reform the health care system US President Barack Obama won his election campaign in 2009. But despite ‘Obamacare‘ particularly in rural areas, many people have no access to basic medical care. The regulations for the newly mandatory insurance are complicated. They must rely on charitable institutions such as ‘Remote Area Medical‘ (RAM), where physicians work as volunteers.

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  • There are six million empty houses in Spain – about 25 per cent of the entire housing stock. At the same time there are up to 500 evictions a day. On the other side of those affected in their difficult situation are the banking giants, and it is only thanks to the self-help groups and solidarity campaigns that some manage to fend off or postpone eviction.

    Beyond the Sound of Castanets

    There are six million empty houses in Spain – about 25 per cent of the entire housing stock. At the same time there are up to 500 evictions a day. On the other side of those affected in their difficult situation are the banking giants, and it is only thanks to the self-help groups and solidarity campaigns that some manage to fend off or postpone eviction.

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  • Manuel Heinze ist im Jahr 2007 im Alter von 20 Jahren als „Rechtschaffener Fremder Zimmerergeselle“ von zu Hause fortgewandert, um mindestens drei Jahre und einen Tag lang auf die Walz zu gehen. In dieser Zeit hat er bei verschiedensten Arbeitgebern gearbeitet, ist zu Fuß und per Anhalter durch Europa, Kanada, Lateinamerika und Neuseeland gereist.

    On the walz

    Manuel Heinze ist im Jahr 2007 im Alter von 20 Jahren als „Rechtschaffener Fremder Zimmerergeselle“ von zu Hause fortgewandert, um mindestens drei Jahre und einen Tag lang auf die Walz zu gehen. In dieser Zeit hat er bei verschiedensten Arbeitgebern gearbeitet, ist zu Fuß und per Anhalter durch Europa, Kanada, Lateinamerika und Neuseeland gereist.

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  • The 'Naumburg Kolleg' is an interdisciplinary PhD project concerned with the Naumburg Cathedral, founded by the Volkswagen Foundation.

    Naumburg Kolleg

    The 'Naumburg Kolleg' is an interdisciplinary PhD project concerned with the Naumburg Cathedral, founded by the Volkswagen Foundation.

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