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America Is on the Road to Becoming a Fascist State

America Is on the Road to Becoming a Fascist State

October 7, 2018

By Robert Scheer / Truthdig. In a compelling essay for The New York Review of Books this month, Christopher R. Browning, a leading historian of the Holocaust and Nazism, outlines the frightening parallels between the United States and the Weimar Republic. “No matter how and when the Trump presidency ends,” he writes, “the specter of…

German Far-Right Uses 'Judeo-Christian' Values to Polish its Racism

German Far-Right Uses ‘Judeo-Christian’ Values to Polish its Racism

October 2, 2018

Shir Hever discusses the new Jewish section in the “Alternative to Germany” far-right party in Germany, and the way that pro-Israeli politics are used to mask Islamophobia, racism against Jews and the xenophobia

German Police Attack a Jewish Professor, and Blame it on “a Palestinian”

August 15, 2018

Prof. Yitzhak Melamed was the victim of a hate crime in Bonn, perpetrated by those whose duty is to protect him

German politicians allied against Steve Bannon

July 23, 2018

DW. Steve Bannon plans to build a right-wing populist think tank in Europe. German lawmakers called the plans by the former adviser to the US president to influence the 2019 European elections “a frontal attack on the EU.” Plans by US far-right figure Steve Bannon to influence the European Parliament’s 2019 election have been met with…

Germany’s Plan to Create Refugee Detention Centers ‘Is a Disaster’

July 5, 2018

In order to save her coalition government, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to introduce refugee centers along the southern border. However, the move could put an end to one of the European Union’s pillars: freedom of movement. Former Die Linke parliamentarian Annette Groth analyzes the situation

Economic Update: Employees VS Employers

Economic Update: Employees VS Employers

April 30, 2018

This week: German workers who elect almost half of corporate boards of directors; major US corporations with negative tax rates; Kentucky governor maneuvers against black-lung victims; involuntary part-time employment; epidemic of U.S. evictions; Trump’s tariffs on China

Breaking Gaza Coverage

April 23, 2018
Breaking coverage on the situation in Gaza

Catalan Independence Leader’s Arrest in Germany Strengthens Rajoy’s Hand

March 27, 2018

Carles Puigdemont, the former president of Catalonia, was arrested in Germany on a Spanish international arrest warrant. The action will serve to harden positions on both sides of the independence fight in Spain, says Oberlin Prof. Sebastian Faber

European Left Divided Over Brexit

March 20, 2018

A panel of progressive parties of Europe discuss the UK’s plan for Brexit, with reps from the UK’s Labour Party, Spain’s Podemos, Greece’s Syriza and Germany’s Dei Linke

Trump and the Rise of the European Right, with Reps of UK Labour Party, De Linke, Podemos, and Syriza

March 19, 2018

Is Trump fueling the rise European homegrown anti-immigrant movements, racism, xenophobia and extreme nationalism – with representatives of progressive parties from the UK, Germany, Spain and Greece