Peoples of the world, look upon this city – Ernst Reuter (1887-1953)
About 70 years ago Ernst Reuter gave what was probably his most famous speech before the Reichstag in Berlin. Berlin's first mayor, Reuter was already able to look back on an eventful life at that time. This text commemorates one of post-war Germany's most important social democrats.
Blowing the whistle for the public interest in the digital age
A proposed law to better protect whistle-blowers is under discussion in the European Union. Can it rebuild the hopes for decentralization and more democratic control of knowledge and information through the internet in the digital age?
The digital edition of Vorwärts now has company. With the additional titles Freiheit, Der Sozialdemokrat and Neue Vorwärts, the Library of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is launching the Historical German Social Democratic Press Online.