Germany

The lessons of the “March action” - Herman Gorter

Herman Gorter

The Lessons of the “March Action” - Gorter’s last letter to Lenin

Germany: train drivers strike over pay

Workers in the GDL union went on strike on Friday after refusing a pay offer.

Order Prevails in Berlin - Rosa Luxemburg

Troops loyal to the Kaiser battle workers on the streets of Hamburg

Written just after the defeat of German Revolution and hours before she and other leaders of the struggle would be arrested and killed by the Friekorps. It details the ebb and flow of recent class struggles and is the last known work of Rosa Luxemburg.

A Call to the Workers of the World - Rosa Luxemburg

Berlin, 1922

Rosa Luxemburg's call to the international working class to support the 1918 German Revolution by taking up arms against their own ruling classes. Originally published in Die Rote Fahne (The Red Flag), November 25, 1918

The Beginning - Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg's essay at the outbreak of the 1918 German Revolution.

The German Revolution: The First Stage - Anton Pannekoek

The German Revolution, 1918.

Anton Pannekoek's article on the unfolding German revolution of 1918 shows some of the hopes which the upheaval inspired. Originally written in 1918, it was later published in Workers Dreadnought in 1919.

The German Revolution - Paul Mattick

The German Revolution, chapter 7 from Mattick's work Reform or Revolution, looks at the events upsurge of working class militancy in Germany during November 1918.

Programme of the Communist Workers Party of Germany (KAPD), 1920

Plakat der KPD zur Reichstagswahl vom 6. Juni 1920.

May 1920 programme of the party, with appended background and information notes

Union considers new offer in Deutsche Telekom strike

Deutsche Telekom workers' march

German union Ver.di are considering a revised offer from the company in the ongoing dispute with Deutsche Telekom.

Airbus hit by more wildcat strikes in Germany

Airbus Varel workers on strike in 2006

Workers at three Airbus plants in Germany downed tools yesterday against job cuts and restructuring by the firm.