Category: Germany

Florian Zollmann: The Rise of German Imperialism

On 31 August 2014, the German government decided to supply the Northern Iraqi Kurds with arms shipments in support of their struggle against the Islamic State

Tadzio Mueller: In Germany, the Answer to Global Warming Is Blowing in the Wind

At the most abstract, technical level, the Energiewende is the movement-driven and concurrently government-supported transition of the German electricity system

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Victor Grossman: Losing Heads and Sending Arms

This week the Bundestag debated military aid to Iraq, although its vote is an impotent one; in such matters a secret Cabinet group makes the relevant decisions

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Immanuel Wallerstein: Germany and the United States: Unprecedented Breach

What accounts for what some are already calling an “unprecedented breach” in the very close relations after 1945 between the United States and the German Federal Republic?

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Victor Grossman: Political Parties, Left, Right and Purely Satirical

For several months there have been big “Monday peace demonstrations” in over forty German cities, reflecting popular rejection of any German military action

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Marina Sitrin: Today’s ‘Righteous’ Defenders of Refugees in Germany

What prompted me to write this however, was not the fear and anger I have been feeling, but the bravery shown in the face of such fear

Joris Leverink: “We want our freedom!” Refugees Resist in Berlin

The resistance of a group of refugees against the eviction of an occupied school building in Berlin is exemplary of migrant struggles across Europe

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Victor Grossman: Germany’s Left and Ukraine, EU, Nato

A glance at a map makes it all too clear: adding the wide Ukrainian expanse meant almost total western encirclement of Russia’s main territory

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David Swanson: Operation Nazification

After World War II, the U.S. military hired 1,600 former Nazi scientists and doctors, including some of Adolf Hitler’s closest collaborators.

RT.com: ‘They Are Fascists!’

German Left leader Blasts Merkel’s support of illegitimate Ukraine Government

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