13 December 2018 | On Friday, December 14, Benjamin Ruß is facing a German district court for sharing images on Facebook in solidarity with the Kurdish movement. We spoke to him about this drastic and absurd attack (...)
12 December 2018 | 100 years ago, Germany was an epicenter of communism. The Communist Party of Germany (KPD) had up to 300,000 members. A new anthology presents the latest historical research on this period in (...)
27 November 2018 | The Social Democrats and the military prepared to crush the revolution. A big majority of the working class desired socialism – but they had no major party of their own to lead the struggles. What (...)
9 November 2018 | 100 years ago, as the First World War drew to a close, the workers’ movement in Germany was preparing an insurrection against the kaiser and the capitalists
3 October 2018 | In the last few years, there has been a revival of interest in Kautsky's politics in both academia and on the political left.
29 August 2018 | Scenes from a nightmare: Thousands of Nazis marching through the city of Chemnitz in East Germany, giving Hitler salutes and attacking people who do not look "German" enough. How could this (...)
26 July 2018 | A secret history of resistance during World War II: Wladek Flakin just published a biography of Martin Monath (1913-44), the editor of a communist newspaper for German soldiers in occupied (...)
21 April 2018 | Service workers at Vivantes, Berlin's public hospital system, have been on strike for the last ten days. Since their jobs were outsourced, they earn significantly less than other hospital (...)
8 February 2018 | After days of historic strikes, the metalworkers' union in Germany ended its work stoppage, winning partial gains but at the expense of increased flexibility and a negotiated labor peace until (...)
13 January 2018 | Seventeen years is a long time. And that's the last time Berlin's 11 colleges and universities – including the Free University, the Technical University and Humboldt – raised the salary for their (...)
10 January 2018 | In Deggendorf, Germany, refugees from Sierra Leone have been on a “closed-door” strike, refusing to participate in the camp’s life and activities since December 15. The protest was followed by a (...)
6 December 2017 | In 2017, airplane pilots in Germany have stopped 222 deportations. They refuse to take off when deportees are on the plane. This example shows the power of the working class to fight against (...)
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23 September 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 (...)
15 September 2017 | Despite the claims of freedom of speech, Germany's Federal Ministry of the Interior prohibited the left-wing news platform Indymedia Linksunten.
17 August 2017 | This morning at 6 AM, ten heavily armed special forces of German police executed a search warrant in Munich in an investigation over a picture of a flag of the Kurdish militia YPG posted on a (...)
8 July 2017 | Repression and brave resistance on last day of protest against the G20 Summit.
7 July 2017 | The anti-G-20 march entitled “Welcome to Hell” was organized by various anti-capitalist groups, leftists and social movements across Europe. They began on Thursday and have continued today, the (...)
7 July 2017 | 20 of the world's biggest criminals have descended on Hamburg, Germany for the G-20 summit. But tens of thousands of protesters are throwing sand in the gears. Terrifying police violence has only (...)
5 July 2017 | A new era of relations between the United States and Germany. The deconstruction of the transatlantic architecture and an escalation in world disorder.
16 May 2017 | This Wednesday at 8am, workers at the Charité – Berlin's biggest hospital with over 13,000 employees – are going on strike. They are fighting against poverty wages and outsourcing. International (...)
4 May 2017 | A short historical analysis of Antifascist Action.
9 February 2017 | The Social Science Institute in the center of Berlin has been occupied for three weeks. Is this the beginning of a new students' movement in Germany?
2 June 2016 | The right is gaining ground in the universities in Germany, with the emergence of the "Alternative for Germany" (AfD) party.
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