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The Age of Permanent Revolution: A Trotsky Anthology
Deutscher, Isaac
Book
1964
A collection of writings by Leon Trotsky.
Fascism and Big Busness
Guerin, Daniel
Book
1939
A history of the rise of fascism in Europe and the role of big business in supporting fascism.
The German Greens: A Social and Political Profile
Hulsberg, Werner
Book
1988
How the German Greens evolved from a grass roots movement to a political party.
Germany's lost Bolshevik: Paul Levi revisited: A review of David Fernbach (ed), In the Steps of Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Writings by Paul Levi
Zehetmair, Sebastian
Article
2012
Paul Levi’s name is almost unknown today outside a small community of specialised historians. But in the years 1919 and 1920 he was well known in Germany and abroad as the chair of the young Communist...
The Greens: Nationalism or Anti-Nationalism?
Southcott, Chris; Pedersen, Jorgen
Article
1985
The object of this article is to provide a better understanding of the Greens by attempting to describe them according to their own particular social contex, with the goal of allowing alternative move...
In Dresden, PEGIDA meets opposition
Grossman, Victor
Article
2015
PEGIDA's quick growth derives largely from the many fears, especially in eastern Germany, about the scarcity of decent, steady jobs, about constant rent hikes and dwindling hopes about having enough t...
'Like a poison': how anti-immigrant Pegida is dividing Dresden
Connolly, Kate
Article
2015
A year since its launch, German protest group has evolved into slick operation whose polarising rhetoric is increasingly blamed for attacks on refugees.
Die Linke: Ten Years On
Balhorn, Loren
Article
2016
Political organizations, particularly those committed to radical change, face their greatest tests in times of crisis. In 1914, German social democracy, the international socialist movement’s crown je...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 11, 2017: Left Parties
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
In recent years, there have been repeated attempts to build left political parties and coalitions, i.e. parties to the left of the established social democratic parties which have long become part of ...
Our Path: Against Putschism
Levi, Paul
Article
1921
If a Communist Party is to be built up again in Germany, then the dead of central Germany, Hamburg, the Rhineland, Baden, Silesia and Berlin, not to mention the many thousands of prisoners who have fa...
Paul Levi: A Luxemburgist Alternative?: A review of In the Steps of Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Writings of Paul Levi
Drucker, Peter
Article
2012
Among the adversaries of capitalism, some have argued that a revolution could have been achieved differently and better in the spirit of Rosa Luxemburg, who wrote a critique of the Bolsheviks’ undemoc...
Revolution für soziale Gerechtigkeit und Demokratie!: Vorschläge für eine offensive Strategie der LINKEN
Kipping, Katja; Riexinger, Bernd
Article
2016
In den nächsten Jahren wird sich entscheiden, in welche Richtung sich diese Gesellschaft bewegt. Sie steht an einem Scheideweg: Zwischen rechter Hetze und neoliberaler Konkurrenz auf der einen Seite, ...
The Socialist Register 1964: Volume 1: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (ed.s)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1964
Socialist Register 1994: Volume 30: Between Globalism and Nationalism
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1994
Victory in Stagnation?
Bergfeld, Mark; Fischer, Leandros
Article
2017
An analysis of the direction of the German left party, Die Linke, in the wake of the 2017 national elections.
What Die Linke Should Do
Riexinger, Bernd
Article
2016
The German right made stunning gains in this month's regional elections. The Left must rise to the challenge.

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Autonome Nationalisten
Wikipedia article
Als Autonome Nationalisten (AN) bezeichnen sich zumeist jugendliche Neonazis aus den Reihen der freien Kameradschaften in Deutschland. Sie greifen seit etwa 2002 bei ihrem Auftreten und ihren Aktionsf...
A Visit to Germany's Flyover Country
The AfD Heartland
Klovert, Heike
2017