Category: Germany

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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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John Feffer: Why North Korea Today Is Not East Germany 1989

Policy analysts, pundits, and politicians have long predicted that the North Korean government will go the way of East German Communism

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Victor Grossman: Fireworks, Past, Present and Future

In Hamburg they didn’t wait for New Year’s Eve for the fireworks

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