Germany Is Still Run by Nazi Billionaires
Nazi Billionaires, a new book by Bloomberg journalist David de Jong reminds us who runs Germany: the grandchildren of war criminals.
Nathaniel FlakinAugust 20, 2022
Today in History: Soviet Partisan Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya Is Executed by Nazis
On this day in 1941, Soviet partisan Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya was executed by Nazis. She was inspired by the cause of emancipation and freedom.
Paula SchallerNovember 29, 2021
Sophie Scholl and Hans Berger: Why German Capitalism Celebrates Only One Nazi Resistance Fighter
Sophie Scholl, the best-known German resistance fighter against the Nazis, would have turned 100 today. The state-sponsored commemorations of her cover up a simple fact: most resistance fighters against the Nazis were socialists and communists.
Nathaniel FlakinMay 9, 2021
Hanau’s Far-Right Terror Attack One Year Later
One year ago today, a Nazi terrorist murdered nine people in the German city of Hanau. This was not an isolated crime. It was a product of state racism.
Nathaniel FlakinFebruary 19, 2021
30,000 Corona Denialists and Nazis Demonstrate in Germany
On Saturday, over 30,000 people gathered in Leipzig to demonstrate against masks and public health measures. Why do the police leave them alone?
Nathaniel FlakinNovember 12, 2020
Greek Neo-Nazi Group Declared a Criminal Organization by Court
After nearly five years of legal proceedings in Greece, the Athens Court of Appeals on Wednesday, October 7 found the leaders of the Greek neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn --- including the group’s head Nikolaos Michaloliakos --- guilty of belonging to and leading a criminal organization.
IzquierdaDiario.esOctober 7, 2020
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.
Nathaniel FlakinSeptember 3, 2020
Why People in Germany Are Protesting Against Racist Police Violence Too
After the murder of George Floyd, tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in different German cities as well. This is not just about solidarity with demonstrations on the other side of the Atlantic. This is about racist police violence in Germany.
Liam FigueroaJune 5, 2020
When 20,000 New Yorkers Attended a Nazi Rally—and 50,000 Joined the Trotskyist Counterprotest
Eighty years ago, American fascists filled Madison Square Garden. The short documentary film “A Night at the Garden” shows disturbing scenes from the Nazi rally. What it doesn’t show: The Trotskyists led a protest of 50,000 all around the arena.
Nathaniel FlakinMarch 1, 2019
Martin Monath: A Jewish Trotskyist Among Nazi Soldiers
A secret history of resistance during World War II: Wladek Flakin just published a biography of Martin Monath (1913-44), the editor of a communist newspaper for German soldiers in occupied France.
Nathaniel FlakinJuly 26, 2018