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The Established Parties Can’t Stop the Shift to the Right

This Sunday, 61.5 million people in Germany are called on to elect a new parliament. A greater share of the population than ever before, however, lacks the basic democratic right to vote for the Bundestag as Germany’s “blood and soil” citizenship laws even exclude people who grew up in the country. In the capital alone, almost half a million adults are denied the right to vote.

No Party Deserves Our Vote

The parliamentary elections of the state of Berlin take place today. Incumbent Mayor Michael Müller is up for reelection at the head of a coalition between the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

German Coalition Party Conferences Confirm their Anti-Humanitarian Course

Last week, the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) held their party conferences. The chairpersons of both parties, Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) and Angela Merkel (CDU) brought their parties back on course. Despite weak polling numbers, the Grand Coalition ends the year intact, though the latent crisis of the regime is far from over.

Internationalist Rally in Paris

On December 5, an internationalist rally took place in Paris, amidst an offensive war and a state of emergency. Revolutionary groups from France, Spain and Germany discussed the tasks ahead and celebrated international socialist solidarity.

One month of ‘KLASSE GEGEN KLASSE’

Since November 16, klassegegenkasse.org has given voice to the struggling workers, refugees, women and LGBT people in Germany. We publish current news from a working-class perspective, but this is just the beginning!