Robert Habeck Wrote a Play Praising a Right-Wing Mass Murderer
Germany's Green vice chancellor strikes many as an idealist who has been struggling with the tough realities of government. Yet before he was a national politician, he wrote a play that opens a window into a dark soul.
Nathaniel FlakinDecember 1, 2023
Fact Check: Did German Leftists Try to Bomb West Berlin’s Jewish Community Center in 1969?
Answer: No. The bombing was undertaken by West Germany’s domestic secret service, originally founded by Nazis.
Nathaniel FlakinNovember 29, 2023
“Stop Thief!” The German State Attacks Migrants to Distract from Its Own Antisemitism
German politicians claim that antisemitism is an “imported problem.” Even a cursory look at the facts, however, shows that anti-Jewish hatred is not caused by pro-Palestinian protests. No, the source is German capitalism.
Nathaniel FlakinNovember 21, 2023
Competing Rallies at Berlin’s Free University
On successive Fridays, there was a pro-Palestinian and a pro-Israeli rally at the Free University. One was dominated by international students, including many Jews and Palestinians, calling for solidarity — the other was dominated by German politicians spewing racism. Guess which was which.
Nathaniel FlakinNovember 13, 2023
In Berlin, Jews and Palestinians Are Demonstrating Together
This Saturday, Jewish and Palestinian groups are organizing a demonstration against the war.
Nathaniel FlakinNovember 4, 2023
Germany’s Die Linke Splits: Social Chauvinists vs Government Socialists
Sahra Wagenknecht is splitting from Die Linke and forming a new party. Her "left conservatism" is bad for immigrants but bad for German workers too.
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 28, 2023
Despite Ban Thousands in Paris Protest in Support of Palestine
On Thursday October 12, several thousand demonstrators defied a ban on demonstrations in Paris to show their solidarity with Palestine.
Paul MoraoOctober 15, 2023
France Threatens to Dissolve Pro-Palestine Organizations
While Israel has implemented a blockade on Gaza and is preparing for a ground offensive, the French government is taking steps to criminalize support for the Palestinian cause.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaOctober 12, 2023
Germany’s Establishment Lines Up Behind Colonialism and Apartheid
All German parties, from the reformist Left to open Nazis, are declaring their unconditional solidarity with Israel. In Berlin, all solidarity with Palestinians is banned.
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 11, 2023