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No clear winner in German election shows crisis of mainstream

No clear winner in German election shows crisis of mainstream Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling CDU/CSU conservatives were reported to have grabbed just 24.2 percent of the vote—their worst result since the Second World War

Is German social democracy back from the dead?

Is German social democracy back from the dead? Until very recently, Germany’s Labour‑type SPD looked out for the count. Now, with a right wing leader, it looks set to come top in the coming general election. But behind this apparent revival is a crisis for all mainstream parties

G7 Summit—world leaders accelerate towards climate chaos

G7 Summit—world leaders accelerate towards climate chaos The G7 Summit this week in Cornwall will see the world’s most powerful leaders discuss a response to the environmental emergency. Sophie Squire explores the leaders’ response to the climate crisis that is threatening all our futures

Deutschland ’89—the end of Communism and the big grey mess of history

Deutschland ’89—the end of Communism and the big grey mess of history The Deutschland TV series’ writer and creator Anna Winger told Socialist Worker how it combines truth and fiction

Protests and rallies mark worldwide day of action against racism

Protests and rallies mark worldwide day of action against racism Anti-racist protests, rallies and online events were scheduled in at least 19 countries this weekend for the #WorldAgainstRacism days of action.

International round up: Coronavirus worldwide

International round up: Coronavirus worldwide The total number of Covid-19 cases worldwide has now exceeded 120 million, with more than 2,670,000 dead.

What lies behind the divisions over Brexit?

07 December 2020
It’s anyone’s guess whether Britain and the European Union (EU) can reach an agreement on their new trading relationship, which is due to start on 1 January. 

More restrictions imposed as Covid-19 deaths globally pass 1.5 million

03 December 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has reached a grisly milestone—1.5 million deaths worldwide.

New coronavirus outbreaks across Germany

18 May 2020
Germany is facing fresh coronavirus outbreaks following the easing of lockdown restrictions

Infections are on the rise in Germany as lockdown lifts

12 May 2020
Germany—hailed as one of the “success stories” in controlling coronavirus—was one of many European countries to ease its lockdown restrictions last week.

Mass protests after massacre by Nazi terrorist in Germany

21 February 2020
Tens of thousands of people protested after a gunman killed nine people from migrant backgrounds at a shisha bar and a cafe in the city of Hanau.

International round-up—Protests in Germany beat back right and US elections

11 February 2020
Mass pressure from below has blocked the further entry of the far right AfD party into German mainstream politics.

Build the resistance as risk of recession grows

10 December 2019
News from the German economy last week sent a shiver through bosses across Europe.

Why Roger Hallam was wrong about the Holocaust

22 November 2019
 Hallam downplayed the Holocaust as “just another fuckery in human history” and “almost a normal event”.

When the wall came tumbling down

05 November 2019
So-called socialist regimes in eastern Europe were nothing of the kind

BBC misses the real lessons of Hitler’s seizure of power

10 September 2019
The series ignores how bosses handed the Nazis power—and the force that could have stopped them, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

International round up: Trump plan for indefinite detention of migrants

27 August 2019
Donald Trump unveiled new rules last Wednesday that would allow migrants to be locked up indefinitely

Warsaw 44 – An uprising betrayed

30 July 2019
Tens of thousands of people in Warsaw rose up against Nazi rule 75 years ago this month. The heroic action was abandoned by the Allies writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Amazon staff stage strikes in protest at pay and conditions

16 July 2019
Groups of Amazon workers across the world struck on Monday in protest at pay and conditions.

International round-up—Protest at German mine

25 June 2019
Thousands of activists stormed a German coal mine last weekend to draw attention to the use of climate-wrecking fossil fuels.

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