Wildcat (Germany)

Reports on crisis 1: England - Wildcat

Everything must go: household name Woolworths advertises its last ever sale

Wildcat asked people in several countries to write down observations about social effects of the crisis. The following is a report from London, written in November 2008 with an update at the end.

Critique of autonomous anti-fascism - Wildcat (Germany)

The anti-fascist demonstration in Hoyerswerda, 1991

Article about the background to the violent attacks on foreign workers in Hoyerswerda in ex-DDR at the end of 1991 and the anti-fascist demonstration which followed.

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.

Foreign investments in the Czech Republic: Boom or fall? 2004

Czech factory

Article analysing foreign investment and business in the Czech Republic since 1989 and recent changes which are occuring.

Migration, industry and struggles in Poland, 1956-2005

An analysis of Poland, its economy, its social and political history and how it has been shaped by workers' struggles past and present.

Romania after the transition - restructuring and struggle, 2004

Energy workers strike, Romania 2007

Article looking at capitalist restructuring and economic changes in Romania, and the growing militancy of the working class.