Sunday, 21 October , 2018

Germany

German march against far right draws huge crowds in Berlin

Organisers say 242,000 turned out to express opposition to racism and xenophobia 14 Oct 2018 Protesters from across Germany have marched through Berlin against racism,...

Hitler’s resurrection in Germany

12 October 2018 Seventy-three years after Germany’s Nazi Führer ended his life in a Berlin bunker, the words and ideas of Adolf Hitler have been...

How the Alternative for Germany Has Transformed the Country

Founded only five years ago, the Alternative for Germany has grown from a marginal party to a game-changer in federal and state politics --...

Aufstehen! (Stand Up!) – a new left movement emerging in Germany?

By Klaus Dräger * In February 2018 Oskar Lafontaine wrote: "Do we need a movement of the political left accumulating broader forces (Sammlungsbewegung)? Yes, if...

Wolfgang Streeck: A renewed left as the imperative of political reason

By Wolfgang Streeck September 27, 2018 The SPD’s entry into yet another Grand Coalition has removed any prospect of left wing government for the time being....

Stand Up With New Hope in Germany?

By Victor Grossman August 17, 2018 If you found German politics monotonous or boring, look again! If you regretted (or rejoiced) that the left-wing German scene...

The Wagenknecht project, a new movement?

by Manuel Kellner 15 September 2018 As spokesperson for the Die Linke party in the Bundestag (with Dietmar Bartsch), Sahra Wagenknecht comes from the anti-capitalist left...

CSU chief Seehofer : “Bavarians ruled Greece, better it was not...

October 9, 2018 It was supposed to be a joke from man to man, from a Bavarian arch-conservative to his like-minded compatriots. One of these...

Why Europe Overlooks Trump’s Threat, Increases Russian Gas Imports

04.10.2018 European consumers see no reason for abandoning cheap Russian pipeline gas and substituting it for expensive American super-chilled fuel. While Washington is fuming over...

Mega Railway Expansion – Berlin Courts Prestige Project with Turkey Amid...

In secret talks, the German government is seeking to push forward a massive project to modernize Turkey's railways. Berlin may help finance the multibillion-euro...