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10-08 Minimum wage - Germany German trade unions slam inadequate raise in minimum wage

The Minimum Wage Commission has agreed to a meager hike in the hourly minimum wage against calls by trade unions for a raise at par with inflation

Afd Conference - Germany First as tragedy, then as a farce: AfD recalibrates the slogan ‘Germany first’ 

The far-right party’s ‘Germany first’ campaign in many ways resembles the Nazi campaign for German supremacy propagated during the Hitler era, marked with militarism and racism

6-07 Right to housing - Berlin Housing rights coalition asks Berlin government to socialize corporate-owned housing properties

An expert committee constituted to assess the feasibility and legality of implementing the mandate of the 2021 Berlin referendum submitted its final report last month. The report states that the expropriation of properties of real estate firms with 3,000 or more units is legally permissible

Baltics Griffin Storm NATO to step up militarization in Baltics, following Wagner chief’s exile to Belarus

The relocation of Yevgeny Prigozhin, chief of the private military contractor, PMC Wagner, to Belarus following his failed mutiny in Russia has put the Baltic countries on high alert, prompting further militarization of the region

12-06 Anti-NATO Protest - Germany Anti-war activists in Germany protest NATO’s ‘Air Defender 23’ military exercise 

Around 10,000 military personnel and 250 aircraft from 25 countries are participating in NATO’s ‘Air Defender 23’ exercise scheduled from June 12-23. Anti-war groups have called it a provocation

5-06 Antifa protest - Germany (1) Progressives protest persecution of anti-fascists in Germany

Following the conviction of four antifa activists by a court in Dresden, antifa groups have accused the German state of persecuting those who oppose fascism while proceeding far more slowly on crimes by neo-Nazi groups

28-03 Workers' Strike - Germany Strike action by public service employees and transport workers paralyzes Germany

For over a year, trade unions in Germany have been demanding a fair increase in wages to combat inflation and compensate for the continuous fall in real wages

A protest for public sector healthcare workers in Germany Public sector health workers across Germany go on warning strike

Public health sector employees in Germany have been concerned about the fall in real wages over three consecutive years. They are demanding fair contracts, an increase in wages, and more staff and resources

Workers Strike - Germany German workers across sectors protest fall in real wages

Trade unions have demanded a 10.5 % increase in wages in the public sector to cope with the soaring inflation

Thousands march to commemorate the martyrdom of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, founders of the Communist Party of Germany, were killed in 1919 at the instigation of the German government

Housing Rights - Berlin Berlin housing rights groups renew calls for expropriation of private realtors’ properties 

On December 15, an interim report published by a commission on the implementation of the 2021 referendum for the appropriation of private real estate in the city of Berlin stated that the State had the constitutional competence to go ahead with the move and that it was financially feasible

Cuba solidarity event Berlin Solidarity event in Berlin celebrates Cuba’s living revolution

The Fiesta de Solidaridad con Cuba in Berlin was organized by Cuba Sí, a working group from the German leftist party Die Linke, on Saturday, July 23. The gathering combined music, photography, and political activism from Cuba, Latin America, and beyond