Anti-Bolshevist Communism in Germany - Paul Mattick

Rosa Luxemburg

The council-communist Paul Mattick looks back at the German revolution he participated in.

Schmitz, Hans, 1914-2007

Hans Schmitz

A short biography of German anarcho-syndicalist, militant anti-fascist and conscript to the Wehrmacht, Hans Schmitz.

Dutch council communism and Van der Lubbe burning the Reichstag: The question of "exemplary acts" - Philippe Bourrinet

Philippe Bourrinet on the reaction of council communists in Holland to Marinus Van der Lubbe burning down the Reichstag in Germany, and on propagandistic acts in general.

Muehsam, Erich, 1878-1934

A short biography of Erich Muehsam, German poet, playwright, bohemian and anarchist revolutionary.

Airbus workers to strike across Europe against job cuts

Airbus workers in the UK

Tens of thousands of workers at Airbus are expected to walk off the job Friday (today) in a highly unusual show of Europe-wide union power against plans by the struggling aircraft manufacturer to slash 10,000 posts.

Reimers, Otto, 1902-1984


Biography of German anarchist Otto Reimers, an engineering worker who tirelessly agitated for the anarchist movement throughout the reign of the Nazi regime and into the post-war years.

Pilarski, Alfons, 1902-1977 aka Janson, aka Jan Rylski, aka Alfons Kompardt


A biography of Alfons Thomasz Pilarski, a German anarcho-syndicalist who took part in the German and Polish anarchist and anti-nazi movements.

Dave, Victor, 1845-1922


Biography of a Belgian radical, imprisoned in Germany and militant within the proofreaders' union.

Berlin squatted community space under attack

Koepi 137

The Köpi, a legalised squat and cultural center in Berlin, has been under attack from political and police forces for some time - as are many other such spaces in Berlin's "New Mitte."