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Gorillas Delivery Workers Go On Strike

Gig workers at Berlin’s food delivery service Gorillas have once again gone on strike, marking the third wave of mobilizations in the last year. While the workers are more experienced and better organized than ever, they face increasing pressure from management to give up on their demands.

Lily Cichanowicz

November 2, 2021

Will Berlin’s New Government Sabotage the Housing Referendum?

Last month Berliners voted overwhelmingly to expropriate big landlords in their city. Now the incoming government is trying to squash that decision by subjecting it to months of "expert analysis."

Nathaniel Flakin

October 29, 2021

Die Linke in Germany Shows That “Government Socialism” Is a Dead End

In the German elections on September 26, the Left Party lost almost half its voters and came close to being thrown out of parliament. The party’s different wings are blaming each other. What can the international Left learn from this?

Nathaniel Flakin

October 12, 2021

Olaf Scholz: The Sinister Past of Germany’s Future Chancellor

Olaf Scholz has a good chance of becoming Germany's next chancellor. Why has the media largely ignored his problematic record?

Nathaniel Flakin

October 10, 2021

In Berlin, 56% Voted to Expropriate Big Landlords

On Sunday, 56% of Berliners voted in favor of expropriating housing companies that own more than 3,000 units in the city. But a militant campaign will be needed to implement the voters’ will.

Nathaniel Flakin

September 27, 2021

German Elections: Merkel’s Conservatives Get Their Worst Result Ever

The elections on Sunday marked the end of Angela Merkel's 16 years as German chancellor. Her Christian-Democratic Union (CDU) suffered a historic defeat. The Social Democratic Party (SPD) got the most votes. The Greens and the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) will likely form a new government with one of the two parties. The Left Party DIE LINKE lost half of its voters.

Klasse Gegen Klasse

September 27, 2021

A “Lefty” Guide to the German Elections

Tomorrow is Election Day in Germany. Here are some thoughts on how a leftist should approach the vote.

Nathaniel Flakin

September 25, 2021

Berlin: Healthcare Workers Strike Over Unsafe Staffing Levels

Since last Thursday, nurses and service workers at Berlin's biggest employers — the Charité and Vivantes hospitals — have been on strike together.

Nathaniel Flakin

September 16, 2021

Sixty-Five People at the RIO Summer Camp in Germany: Revolutionary Regroupment, Not Participation with the Government

Trotskyists in Germany held a summer camp in late August, where discussions focused on revolutionary regroupment as part of an international perspective of reconstructing the Fourth International.

Marius Rautenberg

September 11, 2021