Harald Schumann studied political ecology in Berlin, and has worked as a journalist since 1983 for publications that include the daily newspaper Tageszeitung (1984-86), Der Spiegel magazine (1986-2004), and since 2004, for the daily Berliner Tagesspiegel. He has written several books, among them Die Globalisierungsfalle (“The globalisation trap” ) (1996), co-authored with Hans-Peter Martin and translated into 24 languages. Harald has won multiple awards, among them the 2019 Immanuel-Kant-Preis for the work with Investigate Europe about the uncontrolled lobby power of Microsoft and the 2013 German Television Award for the documentary Staatsgeheimnis Bankenrettung (“The secret bank bailout”). Photo Credit: Frieder Unselt