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.
Nathaniel FlakinSeptember 23, 2017
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.
Stefan SchneiderDecember 21, 2015
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.
Left VoiceDecember 19, 2015