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Powerful solidarity with refugees in Austria and Germany

Powerful solidarity with refugees in Austria and Germany Anti-racists from Austria and Germany joined forces at the border town of Passau

Anti-racists organise in Germany after attack

Anti-racists organise in Germany after attack Christine Buchholz, MP for left party Die Linke, spoke to Socialist Worker about how to confront the far right

Chemnitz—A warning from Germany

Chemnitz—A warning from Germany Several thousand Nazis went on the rampage against migrants and left wingers in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, on the August bank holiday weekend. Gabi Engelhardt from Aufstehen Gegen Rassismus (Stand Against Racism) Chemnitz spoke to the Marx21 socialist magazine about what’s fuelled the far right—and how to push it back

State racism fuelled German Nazi attacks

State racism fuelled German Nazi attacks Nazis went on the rampage in Chemnitz, Germany, over the bank holiday weekend.

International round up: Did Macron cover up for bodyguard?

International round up: Did Macron cover up for bodyguard? Plus section of German left turns against refugees

Is the world going back to the 1930s?

Is the world going back to the 1930s? The growth of right wing populism and fascism provokes fears of a re-run of a disastrous decade

Germany: 70,000 anti-racists protest against far right AfD in Berlin

27 May 2018
The protests were supported by over 120 organisations including the Labour-type SPD, Die Linke, the Greens, trade unions, Muslim organisations, refugee groups and cultural groups.

Fascists can’t sing—banned songs a hit at Gate Theatre

21 May 2018
A new musical collaboration between a west London theatre and the English National Opera sticks two fingers up to the Nazis, says Jasmine Fischer

Kathe Kollwitz—powerful images of loss and struggle

24 April 2018
KAthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)lived through some of the most turbulent years of the 20th century. They were years of great hope and terrible tragedy.

Coalition deal opens the door to the German right

13 February 2018
Germany under chancellor Angela Merkel was meant to be the bastion of the neoliberal centre in Europe.

International round up: Protest at Austria's far right ‘Academics Ball’

30 January 2018
And German manufacturing workers on strike

Tens of thousands join metal workers’ strikes in Germany over pay and hours

11 January 2018
A series of strikes by tens of thousands of metal workers are showing the potential power of the German working class.

Thousands march on AfD conference

05 December 2017
Around 10,000 anti-racists marched on the far right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party conference in Hanover last Saturday.

Europe’s centre ground is crumbling beneath Angela Merkel’s feet

27 November 2017
In the endless discussions about Brexit, it’s commonly assumed that the British side is weak and confused and the European Union (EU) is strong and united. The first is true, the second not so much.

A crisis of politics hounds the European ruling class

21 November 2017
Until this week the Tories looked like the weakest government in the European Union. (EU). That’s impressive given the competition.

Martin Luther and peasants' rebellion

07 November 2017
500 years ago a preacher called Martin Luther sparked a movement which loosened the grip of the church on society. Dave Sewell argues this was about more than just theology

Fury as Nazi MPs enter the German parliament

24 October 2017
Half of the Alternative for Germany party’s new MPs are linked to fascist groups, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Germany shifts to the right, but thousands protest against AfD gains

25 September 2017
Demonstrators took to the streets in response to the far right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party’s general election breakthrough.

Dunkirk and an empire in decline

23 July 2017
The establishment claims the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) at Dunkirk was an example of people pulling together in the national interest.

It’s our world or theirs as protests take on the G20 rulers in Hamburg

11 July 2017
US president Donald Trump declared the G20 world rulers’ summit in Hamburg, Germany, last week a “wonderful success”.

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