Die Linke (The Left)
German Elections Christian Democrats face setback as Social Democrats and Greens gain in German federal polls

The center left Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) emerged as the single largest party in the German federal parliament, surpassing German chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right CDU/CSU alliance

Close US bases and scrap plan to buy bombers, demands German left

Amidst the raging COVID-19 pandemic and the socio-economic crisis inflicted by it, Germany’s federal government is set to acquire new combat bombers and contribute around 53 billion Euros (62.34 billion USD) this year to the NATO war alliance

Berliners protest striking down of rent cap law by constitutional court

Housing rights groups and activists took to the streets after Germany’s constitutional court struck down a law passed by the Berlin State government freezing rents at June 2019 levels for five years

Lockdown in Germany Germany goes for a stricter semi-lockdown amid alarming COVID-19 spike

According to the new regulations, schools and non-essential shops will remain closed across Germany from December 16 till January 10. As of December 14, around 1,348,851 COVID-19 cases had been reported in Germany, with 22,607 deaths

Healthcare workers in Germany strike for better work conditions

The trade union Ver.di is demanding an increase in salaries by 4.8 percent for federal and local employees, as well as a maximum of a 45-hour work week. They are also demanding a hike in trainee pay

German health workers stage protest demanding better working conditions, higher wages

The protest was called by the trade union Ver.di. The workers are demanding an increase in salaries by 4.8%, a hike in trainee pay, and a maximum of a 45-hour week for emergency service staff

Activists in Frankfurt ask authorities to receive refugees

At a march on September 9, activists demanded that Frankfurt authorities allow the entry of refugees from camps such as the Moria facility in Greece which was devastated in a fire

Workers Protest- Berlin Workers march in Berlin protesting layoffs at major department store chain

The management of the Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof in Germany has decided to close 50 branches of its department stores chain by the end of this year. This may lead to the loss of 5,000 jobs

Patrik Köbele interview Germany “We won’t pay for your crisis”

Interview with Patrik Köbele, Chairman of the German Communist Party (DKP), on the German communists’ take on the COVID-19 crisis

Die Linke housing rights Germany German Left demands national rent cover, protests CDU’s pro-real estate policies

Die Linke (The Left) in Germany has demanded that rent hikes be halted. It has also called for a ban on evictions during this period of crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic

German communists-COVID-19 German communists call to end sanctions hindering fight against COVID-19 pandemic

The German Communist Party (DKP) initiated a petition on March 26, Thursday, calling for the end of sanctions against Russia, Venezuela and Cuba, to strengthen the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus

Massive anti-fascist demonstration against Islamophobic rally in Germany

The Islamophobic rally was organized by the far-right PEGIDA group while a broad section of anti-fascist groups mobilized against them

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