20 Images of G-20 Protests
Tens of thousands filled the streets of Hamburg this weekend to protest the G-20 summit. Check out 20 images of the protests.
Left VoiceJuly 8, 2017
Hamburg in a State of Emergency
20 of the world's biggest criminals have descended on Hamburg, Germany for the G-20 summit. But tens of thousands of protesters are throwing sand in the gears. Terrifying police violence has only strengthened activists resolve. Our reporter sends some impressions straight from Hamburg.
Nathaniel FlakinJuly 7, 2017
Off to Protest Against Donald Trump and Friends at G-20
Friday and Saturday will be the G-20 talks in Germany, where world leaders will be protected by thousands of police as they discuss ways to make the working class pay for the global economic crisis.
Nathaniel FlakinJuly 4, 2017
Swedish dockworkers do battle with APM Terminals
Swedish dockworkers in the port of Gothenburg are in the midst of a long-running dispute with APM Terminals (APMT). This dispute between members of the Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) and APMT has seen the union’s right to represent its own members targeted and Swedish labor laws ignored by the company. APMT is now threatening to lay off as many as one hundred dockworkers.
Sean RobertsonFebruary 23, 2017
Refugees: The End of the German Illusion
Trump’s anti-immigrant executive order and refugee ban were harshly condemned by the German Chancellor. Several media outlets present Merkel as the last democratic hope of the West. But how have the refugees who arrived in Germany fared? And what of those who attempted to enter the European nation and now languish in Turkish camps? Was the acceptance of refugees by Germany driven by humanitarian ideals or by economic interests and the need to preserve the integrity of capitalist Europe? In this article, we present an assessment of 2016 and German policy in relation to the refugee crisis.
Sebastian VargasFebruary 8, 2017
#May19: Europe-wide Anti-racism Day Demonstration
Major mobilisations are taking place in London, Scotland and Wales. Tens of thousands across Europe are predicted to take the streets, saying #RefugeesWelcome, #BlackLivesMatter, No to Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism & Scapegoating Migrants, and #YesToDiversity.
Alejandra RíosMarch 19, 2016