Tag: Berlin

Are the Berlin Police Full of Nazis?

Police have counted dozens of right-wing attacks in Neukölln, but no one has been charged. An examination of the troubling links between police and far-right extremists.

Frontline Hospital Workers in Berlin Go on Strike

On Monday, workers at Berlin’s Charité hospital began a five-day strike. Workers of the Charité Facility Management (CFM) are responsible for cleaning, sterilization, patient transport, food preparation, and all the nonmedical work at Europe’s biggest university hospital. They are demanding equal pay for equal work.

Rosa Luxemburg’s Berlin

“Berlin has made the most unfavourable impression on me.” It is 1898 and Rosa Luxemburg has just arrived in the capital of the German Empire. She describes it in a letter as: “cold, tasteless, massive – a real barracks.” She will remain in Berlin until her assassination, which took place 101 years ago today. Here is where she spent her time in Berlin.

Berlin: A Quarter of a Million People Demonstrate Against Racism and the Right

On Saturday, the German capital was filled with a massive demonstration. Over 250.000 people took to the streets to call for “solidarity instead of discrimination and for an open and free society.” The huge crowd showed that there is plenty of will to fight against the country’s rightward shift.

Thousands protest in Berlin for the right to choose

Last Saturday, the reactionary “March for Life” took place in Berlin. At the same time, several thousand counter-protesters took to the streets calling for an unrestricted right to abortion and for sexual self-determination.

Are the Berlin Police Full of Nazis?

Police have counted dozens of right-wing attacks in Neukölln, but no one has been charged. An examination of the troubling links between police and far-right extremists.

Frontline Hospital Workers in Berlin Go on Strike

On Monday, workers at Berlin’s Charité hospital began a five-day strike. Workers of the Charité Facility Management (CFM) are responsible for cleaning, sterilization, patient transport, food preparation, and all the nonmedical work at Europe’s biggest university hospital. They are demanding equal pay for equal work.

Rosa Luxemburg’s Berlin

“Berlin has made the most unfavourable impression on me.” It is 1898 and Rosa Luxemburg has just arrived in the capital of the German Empire. She describes it in a letter as: “cold, tasteless, massive – a real barracks.” She will remain in Berlin until her assassination, which took place 101 years ago today. Here is where she spent her time in Berlin.

Berlin: A Quarter of a Million People Demonstrate Against Racism and the Right

On Saturday, the German capital was filled with a massive demonstration. Over 250.000 people took to the streets to call for “solidarity instead of discrimination and for an open and free society.” The huge crowd showed that there is plenty of will to fight against the country’s rightward shift.

Thousands protest in Berlin for the right to choose

Last Saturday, the reactionary “March for Life” took place in Berlin. At the same time, several thousand counter-protesters took to the streets calling for an unrestricted right to abortion and for sexual self-determination.