Wladek Flakin is a freelance journalist and historian from Berlin. He is on the editorial board of Klasse Gegen Klasse.
March 21, 2017 | Millions of people in the US are addicted to opiates. How could this have happened? "Dreamland" by Sam Quinones looks for the source of the epidemic, yet avoids the elephant in the room: capitalism.
ART & CULTURE
March 18, 2017 | The third season of the cult show BoJack Horseman came out on Netflix in July. Many consider it a satire of the narcissistic world of Hollywood. But in reality, producer Raphael Bob-Waksberg has (...)
IDEAS & DEBATES
March 02, 2017 | Could cops help immigrants resist the ICE? Or does this demand only create illusions in a deeply racist institution? A debate with Socialist Alternative.
February 09, 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?
October 31, 2015 | On October 21, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Angela Merkel in Berlin. There was a protest, activists were arrested. Almost routine, except a number of people arrested were (...)
October 22, 2015 | There were numerous workshops and a panel discussion; 100 people discuss the ideas of Leon Trotsky.
October 12, 2015 | The German capital hasn't seen a demonstration this big in more than ten years. On Saturday, up to 250,000 people marched against TTIP (the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) and (...)
Trotsky Day in Berlin: workshops and a panel discussion on the 75th anniversary of the death of Leon Trotsky
September 17, 2015 | "Trotsky Day", a public event on October 17 in Berlin, will bring together fighters from the workers' and youth movements, activists from different political tendencies and historians and (...)