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Days of hope - the 1918 German Revolution

Days of hope - the 1918 German Revolution A revolution in Germany that erupted 100 years ago this month rocked Europe’s rulers and put a socialist world on the agenda. Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at how the revolt showed the power of workers to liberate themselves—and to end bloody war.

International round-up - Anti-racist action across Italy and German forest under threat

International round-up - Anti-racist action across Italy and German forest under threat “In my country nobody is a foreigner!” This slogan summarised a day of national mobilisation in Italy on Saturday last week.

Some 250,000 join Unteilbar anti-racist demonstration in Berlin

Some 250,000 join Unteilbar anti-racist demonstration in Berlin But it comes alongside another election breakthrough for the far right, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

State racism—fuelling the fire of fascism

State racism—fuelling the fire of fascism Tories and others claim that they can undermine the far right by being more racist. But as Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains, conceding to the fascists’ ideas just boosts them

Thousands of Nazis march as racists carry out violent attacks on migrants

Thousands of Nazis march as racists carry out violent attacks on migrants The battle against the far right continued last weekend as

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

04 September 2018
Christine Buchholz, MP for left party Die Linke, spoke to Socialist Worker about how to confront the far right

Chemnitz—A warning from Germany

31 August 2018
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

28 August 2018
Nazis went on the rampage in Chemnitz, Germany, over the bank holiday weekend.

International round up: Did Macron cover up for bodyguard?

24 July 2018
Plus section of German left turns against refugees

Is the world going back to the 1930s?

15 July 2018
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.

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