With the research platform “Friendship!”, we explore the experiences, debates, and development of an anti-imperialist and internationalist strategy in the DDR and the wider socialist camp. Articles and interviews will shed light on different aspects of the international class struggle and investigate contradictions and ideological discussions that arose throughout the course of the previous century. Today, our relationship to this highly dynamic and productive period of anti-imperialism – its concepts, struggles, and theories – is often obscured and broken. Through the re-discovery and re-appropriation of this history, “Friendship!” aims to help us gain an orientation and acquire a new drive for the tasks of the present.
In the concept paper, which can be found here on the right-hand side of the page, we briefly outline the historical development of proletarian internationalism to define key objectives and questions for the platform.
The various contributions can be sorted below by topic or by solidarity project. We also welcome external contributions or suggestions. For more information write to us at email@example.com