Twenty-two-year-old Elisa Baş is a press officer at Fridays For Future and a student of chemistry and geography in Hamburg. She is committed to climate justice with a focus on those most affected by the consequences of the climate crisis. As part of her activism, Elisa also campaigns for anti-racism and refugees. She spoke to KOPFZEILE about Lützerath, the Greens and the future of the climate justice movement.
Whether in the afternoon in the park, during a lecture or on the tram – chess is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people. And at the latest since the success of the Netflix series “The Queens Gambit”, chess is enjoying media attention again. Josefine Heinemann is a women’s grandmaster and publishes videos on her YouTube channel in which she analyses games. KOPFZEILE talked to her about her passion for the strategic board game.
Ahmad Ghrewati is a 34 year old activist who fled from Syria to Germany via the Mediterranean Sea in 2015. In Hamburg, he volunteers with the local “Seebrücke” group. KOPFZEILE spoke with him about his work and the current political situation in Europe and on the Mediterranean Sea.
February 19, 2023 marked the third anniversary of the racially motivated terrorist attack in which the perpetrator murdered nine migrant people in the Hessian city of Hanau and then shot his mother, who was in need of care, as well as himself. This act is not an isolated case. On the contrary, it fits seamlessly into the German continuity of racism and misogyny. Our author reports on how society deals with this violence and on militant commemoration.
Domestic violence is a massive problem in our society that cuts across all social classes. Statistically, women are particularly frequent victims of physical and sexual violence in partnerships. KOPFZEILE talked with a victimised women about her experiences.