Germany

The Edelweiss Pirates, 1939-1945

Edelweiss Pirates

An account of the Edelweiss Pirates, a World War II era German anti-Nazi movement of working class youth who fought against the regime.

"State-Fetishism": some remarks concerning the Red Army Faction - by A. Grossman

A critical article about 1970s West German Marxist urban guerrilla group the Red Army Faction, sometimes known as the Baader-Meinhoff gang.

France: Protests take international turn

As the protests agains the First Employment Contract (CPE) continue in France, young workers and students across the world have begun to show support for the French movement or take similar action themselves.

In the Freest State in the World - Ret Marut (B. Traven)

Photos of Ret Marut from London police files - 1923

A satirical text about German democracy and the Munich Soviet Republic of 1919, in which Ret Marut (who later became B. Traven) participated.

Wilckens, Kurt Gustav, 1886-1923

Kurt Gustav Wilckens

A short biography of German-born anarchist Kurt Gustav Wilckens, who assassinated the man responsible for the deaths of 1,500 workers, and whose murder provoked a general strike.

Cooper, Thomas Heller - Britain's Own War Criminal

British free corps recruitment poster

The story of the British Free Corps, the British SS unit, and one of its key figures Thomas Heller Cooper.

Interview with German public sector strikers

Public sector workers striking across Germany talk about their experiences and the strike.

German public sector strike grows

German public sector workers expanded their week-old strike to most of the country on Monday in an escalating dispute over plans to make them work longer hours.

German public sector strike grows

German public sector workers expanded their week-old strike to most of the country on Monday in an escalating dispute over plans to make them work longer hours.

Possible railway strike during 2006 world cup

German railway workers may strike over plans by the German government to split up the state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn.