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The Berlin Wall: Another Cold War Myth: A Response to Economic Sabotage
Blum, William
November 9 marks the 25th anniversary of the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. The extravagant hoopla began months ago in Berlin. In the United States we can expect all the Cold War clichés about The F...
Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre: Pensioners take a stand against development of their comunity centre
Connolly, Kate
Dozen of pensioners took over a community centre in the east Berlin suburb of Pankow last month after the local council said the building they had used as a community centre for 15 years had to make w...
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A report on the banality of evil
Arendt, Hannah
Hannah Arendt's report on the trial of Adolph Eichmann.
The History of the German Resistance 1933-1945: Widerstand, Staatsstreich, Attentat
Hoffman, Peter
A thorough portrayal of the plans, hesitations, frustrations, and failures of the opposition to Hitler.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume I: State and Bureaucracy
Draper, Hal
A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes
Draper, Hal
Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg
Luxemburg, Rosa (edited by Georg Adler, Peter Hudis, and Annelies Laschitza)
Blending a passionate sensibility and a steely intellect with an unshakeable commitment to revolutionary socialism, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. In this comp...
Luxemburg, Müller and the Berlin workers' and soldiers' councils
Rose, John
Rose reviews and discusses two important books about the German Revolution, "Working-Class Politics in the German Revolution: Richard Müller, the Revolutionary Shop Stewards and the Origins of the Cou...
A Marxist History of the World part 75: The German Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
At the end of the First World War, the epicentre of revolution moved from Petrograd to Berlin. Why did the German communists fail where the Bolsheviks had succeded?
My Freedom, Your Freedom
Naecke, Diana
Knowing nothing but drugs and violence since childhood, Kuebra and Salema have spent their adult years in and out of a Berlin prison, their experiences calling into question the effectiveness of incar...
Obsessions of Berlin
Mattick, Paul
The Russians are Berlin's second great obsession. The rape of the city is burned deep into the minds of its inhabitants because it is associated with their greatest disappointment. Long before the fal...
Our Generation: Volume 1 Number 2
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Special Supplement on the Berlin & German Question
Our Generation: Volume 1 Number 3
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Our Generation: Volume 20 Number 2
Roussopoulos, Dimitrios
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Rosa Luxemburg: Abridged Edition
Nettl, Peter
A biography of Luxemburg by a British academic.
'68: The Year of the Barricades
Caute, David
Caute's book looks at the explosive year 1968 (while situating it in the context of what had led up to it). One of the great strengths of this excellent book is that it looks at what was happening aro...
Socialist Register 1993: Volume 29: Real Problems False Solutions
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
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Size matters: What Berlin's rapid transit would look like in Toronto
Young, Leslie
Young contrasts her experiences using the transit systems in Berlin and Toronto so as to offer ideas for improving the TTC's comparatively underwhelming service.
Size matters: What Berlin’s rapid transit would look like in Toronto
Young, Leslie
Berlin has about 600,000 more people than Toronto and encompasses about 250 more square kilometers, so it's reasonable to expect there to be more subway lines. But not this many: Berlin has 25 subway ...