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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”.

Protests against the G20 in Hamburg have left the German government in a mess

10 July 2017
The protests against the G20 summit in Hamburg over the last week showed that there’s a huge discontent with ruling classes all over the world.

Tens of thousands join demonstrations against the G20 in Hamburg

08 July 2017
"What the G20 is doing is part of a general attack on the working class, we have to take that on."

Over 20,000 march on racist AfD party's conference in Germany

23 April 2017
Over 20,000 people protested against the racist Alternative for Germany (AfD) conference in Cologne last Saturday. 

International activists meet in Hamburg and plan action at the G20 summit

11 April 2017
Activists from across Europe are planning to shut down Hamburg when the global ruling class, including Donald Trump, hold their G20 Summit there in July. Tens of thousands are expected join a week of protest in the northern German port city.

Never again! The horror of the Holocaust

24 January 2017
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at what created the Nazi genocide—and how to make sure it’s not repeated

Racists AfD party gains in regional election in Germany

07 September 2016
The racist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party beat chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU into third place in a regional election last weekend | Plus Sioux protests take on big oil in the US

Migration didn’t cause the attacks in Germany

26 July 2016
Refugees are being scapegoated for a series of attacks in Germany last week

Letters

30 March 2016
Socialist Worker readers write in on Iain Duncan Smith's resignation, Tory plans for academisation, international war crimes, the German elections, and more

Election breakthrough for racists sends warning from Germany

14 March 2016
A breakthrough for a new party in that has called for shooting refugees and outlawing most divorces sent a warning from Germany last Sunday.

Protests as refugees in Calais face new attack - all out for 19 March demos

23 February 2016
French courts were deciding whether to bulldoze the temporary homes of around 3,000 refugees in Calais as Socialist Worker went to press.

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