Germany

Columnism - Ulrike Meinhof

Ulrike Meinhof's critique of columnism from 1968.

All power to the councils!: A documentary history of the German revolution of 1918–1919

This definitive documentary history collects manifestos, speeches, articles, and letters from the German Revolution—Rosa Luxemburg, the Revolutionary Stewards, and Gustav Landauer amongst others—introduced and annotated by the editor. Many documents, such as the anarchist Erich Mühsam's comprehensive account of the Bavarian Council Republic, are presented here in English for the first time. The volume also includes materials from the Red Ruhr Army that repelled the reactionary Kapp Putsch in 1920 and the communist bandits that roamed Eastern Germany until 1921.

Fire and flames: A history of the German autonomist movement

German autonomen

Fire and Flames is no detached academic study, but a passionate, hands-on, and engaging account of the beginnings of one of Europe's most intriguing protest movements of the last thirty years. An introduction by George Katsiaficas, author of The Subversion of Politics and an afterword by Gabriel Kuhn, a long-time autonomous activist and author, add historical context and an update on the current state of the Autonomen.

Polish and German police against antifascists

On Saturday a group of Polish activists were arrested in Frankfurt (Oder) just because they were Polish antifascists.

Left-wing splinter parties in the Weimar Republic

A 1974 dissertation on various left-wing radical groups in Weimar Republic era Germany.

Labor without value - Robert Kurz

In this short 2011 article Robert Kurz discusses the limits and deceptive appearances of Germany’s export-driven growth model with reference to the ongoing “devalorization of labor” and the resulting "labor bubble" in the context of capitalist crisis.

AAUD/AAUD-E reader

A reader I compiled from various texts online of the AAUD/AAUD-E.

Visiting the Freie ArbeiterInnen Union (FAU) in Berlin

An account by a Solidarity Federation member of a visit with FAU members in Germany.

On radical-leftist strategy

Article about strategic orientations for radicals, including discussion of how to orient toward the state's repressive power.