Public service employees and teachers in various German cities went on a massive warning strike on February 12 and 13. The unions are demanding a 6% rise in salaries. Two rounds of discussions on this demand have ended in failure
On January 26, hundreds of farmers and activists marched in Passau, Bavaria, demanding radical transformation in the agricultural sector, including environment-friendly agricultural policies
The strike followed a stalemate over the workers’ long-standing demand for a pay rise to a minimum of 20 euros per hour. Some of the airports where workers are striking include Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover and Bremen.
Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, founders of Communist Party of Germany (KPD), were executed by the German Freikorps soldiers a 100 years ago on January 15, 1919.