Germany

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."

Introduction to debate on the new 'under classes' - Wildcat Germany

Workers protest against welfare reform

Having a historical look at labour migration and welfare policies in Germany, Wildcat criticises the current attempt of those in power in Germany to create an image of the dangerous under-classes as opposed to the class of decent working people.

Cologne: occupation of the Barmer Block housing estate, 2006 - Wildcat

Barmer Block

Text published in Wildcat in summer 2006 reporting on the internal dynamics of a major housing estate occupation in Cologne in Spring 2006.

German airline hit by wildcat strike

Workers at Condor Berlin last week walked out for four hours in an unofficial strike against a new work schedule.

How the Allied multinationals supplied Nazi Germany throughout World War II

The following excerpts thoroughly document how capitalists really acted during the Second World War. Behind the patriotic propaganda that encouraged the working class to slaughter each other in the interests of competing national interests, international capital quietly kept the commodity circuits flowing and profits growing across all borders.

Going east: Direct investments in Eastern Europe

New Toyota Peugeot Citroen Automobile in the Czech Republic

Article looking at the flow of investments from Germany (and elsewhere in Western Europe) to countries further east.

1919-1945: The Proletarischer Zeitgeist

A short history of the radical German workers' newspaper Proletarischer Zeitgeist from its birth in the AAUE union through its political development to its decline.

Glaser, Georg Katharina, 1910-1995

Georg Katharina Glaser

A short biography of worker, autodidact, writer, anarchist and anti-Nazi German Georg Katharina Glaser.

School occupations and strikes, Germany, 2005

Strike at car supplier stops production at DaimlerChrysler, 2005