Tag: germany

100 years after her murder – remembering Rosa Luxemburg

100 years after her murder – remembering Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg was a leader of the German working class and revolutionary movement. Together with her comrade Karl Liebknecht, she was murdered 100 years ago in Berlin following their betrayal by the German Social Democratic leadership. Her contribution to the socialist movement was vast and far-reaching as a writer, speaker […]

Germany: Left Party shifts to the right

Need to build Left Party on clear anti-capitalist basis Last weekend saw the convening of a special national party congress of DIE LINKE (Left Party) to decide its manifesto and list of candidates for the European elections on May 25th. The outcome of the congress marks a further step to […]

Merkel re-elected….

But unstable times lie ahead Sascha Stanicic, National Spokesperson, Sozialistische Alternative (CWI in Germany) Despite the electoral success of Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU/CSU (the Christian Democratic Union of Germany and the Christian Social Union of Bavaria), last weekend’s general election in Germany reflects an alienation of big parts of the […]

DIE LINKE MP Heidrun Dittrich joins CWI

“A strong SAV strengthens the left in DIE LINKE” Statement by Heidrun Dittrich DIE LINKE (Left Party) MP for Lower Saxony, Heidrun Dittrich, has joined Sozialistische Alternative (SAV), the CWI’s German section. This follows a period of intense cooperation inside the party and its left current, the “Anti-capitalist Left“. This […]