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Germany: Election results in political earthquake

Germany: Election results in political earthquake

A somewhat boring election campaign that ignored many of the issues ended in a political earthquake

Germany: 25 years since November 9

Germany: 25 years since November 9

Berlin Wall brought down by mass revolutionary movement By Robert Bechert, CWI, who was living in Berlin in 1989 While, for millions, the 1989 opening of the Berlin Wall was rightly celebrated as a great victory for democratic rights, the official celebrations to mark its 25th anniversary have been dominated […]

90th anniversary of murder of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

90th anniversary of murder of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

Lessons of Luxemburg’s inspirational, revolutionary legacy Peter Taaffe, from Socialism Today (February 2009 issue)On 15 January 1919, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, the finest brains of the German working class and its most heroic figures, were brutally murdered by the bloodthirsty, defeated German military, backed to the hilt by the […]