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Air to Breathe

Air To Breathe poster

Air To Breathe - 40 Years of Oposition At Opel in Bochum
is a film about a group of militant workers inside the Opel car plant in Bochum, Germany. The group was founded in 1972, initially with the help of revolutionaries from the 1968 movement.

Cahn, Berthold (1871-1942)

Berthold Cahn (holding briefcase)

A short biography of German Jewish anarchist communist Berthold Cahn

Top 10 left communists and council communists

Karl Korsch

Top 10 left communists and council communists

Democracy and the SWP

Democracy and the SWP

We do not agree with their politics but reproduce this for reference.

Biographies of and works about Karl Kautsky - reading guide

Karl Kautsky

Book length or pamphlet length (10,000 words+) or otherwise notable biographies of the life of and works about Karl Kautsky (1854-1938) with considerable reference to his politics in chronological order. Kautsky was the leading figure of Orthodox Marxism. No works by Kautsky except in edited collections or extracts. For works by Kautsky see https://www.marxists.org/archive/kautsky/index.htm

The Fall of the Berlin Wall and “The End of History”

Today (‎9/11/19) marks the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall (which did not quite make its own thirtieth anniversary). It will be accompanied by the usual capitalist paeans to the wonders of democracy and the capitalist way of doing things. The following article from Communist Review 8 (later Internationalist Communist) appeared in January 1990 but has never been reproduced digitally before. It was our deeper reflection not only on the collapse of the USSR’s empire in the East but the burgeoning crisis of world capitalism as a whole

Anarcho-syndicalism and the sexual reform movement in the Weimar Republic

A paper by Dieter Nelles on how anarcho-syndicalists in Weimar Germany campaigned for the legalisation of abortion, helped women get illegal abortions and educated women on birth control.

Koitscho Koitschew (1922-2019) [ German language version ]

Am 3. April 2019, kurz vor seinem 97. Geburtstag, ist unser treuer alte Genosse Koitscho Koitschew in Dresden gestorben. Koitscho wurde am 18. April 1922 in Bulgarien im Dorf Parwomajzi bei Weliko Tarnowo in eine bäuerliche Familie geboren. Schon als Jugendlicher in seinem Heimatdorf schloss er sich der anarchosyndikalistischen Bewegung an.

"Vae victis", Germany!

A 1960 article by Amadeo Bordiga on the role which Germany played in the two world wars and which the author expected it to play in a future communist revolution, translated into English for the first time. The translation does not imply endorsement; the article is reproduced here for reference and to illustrate Bordiga’s uneasy internationalism, which was characterized by a firm rejection of support for either the US or the USSR, but also by a dismissive, if not sympathetic attitude toward Nazi Germany.