"Time for a change in Germany", was the title of last week’s right wing
magazine, The Economist (London). This reflected the wish of the
international and German capitalists for a new coalition government of
the conservative CDU/CSU and the liberal FDP that could accelerate
attacks on the welfare state...
THOUSANDS OF building workers downed tools and walked off sites
throughout Germany to demand a 4.5% pay rise. The strikers are also
demanding a rise in the minimum pay rate for workers in the former