State elections in eastern Germany on September 1 brought mixed joy to some and great sorrow to others. With many, it was less joy than sighs of relief; neither Saxon nor Brandenburg voters gave the far-right, fascist-leaning Alternative for Germany (AfD) the Number One position it had hungered for. In Saxony this was prevented by Read more…
Germany’s semi-Neo-Nazi party, the AfD made significant gains with about 2/3 of the voting population actually voting
In the past, the Greens were happy if they scraped into regional assemblies in eastern Germany. Now the party is luring voters keen to stop the far right
The beautiful but disturbed city of Dresden, Saxony’s capital, has become the center of a rightward turn
The government of Angela Merkel in Germany has rejected participation in the the Trump administration’s naval mission, “Operation Sentinel”
Interview with a member of Germany’s main left party, Die Linke, and an activist with Stand Up Against Racism!
Activists Push for Properties to be Nationalised
How good it was to see so many young people on the move, with an amazing variety of placards, signs, flags and posters, mostly hand-made, with countless clever slogans, aggressive against patriarchy
The Rigors of Organizing
The Social Democrats have collapsed. Die Linke is divided. Will the German left ever be able to contend for power?