German Social Democratic Party (SPD)


How Did the Extreme Right Get 13 Percent in the German Elections?

September 28, 2017

Wladek Flakin


The Established Parties Can’t Stop the Shift to the Right

September 23, 2017 | This Sunday, 61.5 million people in Germany are called on to elect a new parliament. A greater share of the population than ever before, however, lacks the basic democratic right to vote for the (...)

Wladek Flakin


Clara Zetkin: A Great Organizer of Socialists, Women Workers

July 12, 2017 | A brief history of the life of socialist revolutionary, Clara Zetkin.

Andrea D’Atri


Socialism’s Future Can’t Be Its Failures

July 06, 2017 | Bhaskar Sunkara's recent New York Times piece is a dangerous misremembering of socialist history that tries to make socialism safe for liberals. To avoid repeating the failures of the 20th (...)

Evan McLaughlin

The Origins of Antifa

May 04, 2017 | A short historical analysis of Antifascist Action.

Wladek Flakin


No Party Deserves Our Vote

September 18, 2016 | The parliamentary elections of the state of Berlin take place today. Incumbent Mayor Michael Müller is up for reelection at the head of a coalition between the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and (...)

Klasse Gegen Klasse


German Coalition Party Conferences Confirm their Anti-Humanitarian Course

December 21, 2015 | Last week, the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) held their party conferences. The chairpersons of both parties, Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) and Angela (...)

Stefan Schneider