Interview for the 7th issue of "Thing - Journal for theoretical practices"”

Could you briefly present your group, its activities and current goals as well as your development since the first days?

TOP: As the name of our group T.O.P. - Theorie.Organisation.Praxis -already shows, we are following three major goals:

New English Edition of the Legendary 'Straßen aus Zucker'

In this se­cond issue of Rou­tes Sucrées we con­cer­ned our­sel­ves with ra­cism – ano­ther bo­un­da­ry of the world we did not agree on. We tried to find out how these struc­tu­res arose, how they func­tion and how they are

Antiauthoritarian Platform against Capitalism
Launch of the Website, Start of the World Revolution!

In the past years of the crisis, we have often cooperated with groups or networks on other European countries. With some of them, we have now launched an online platform to discuss and conspire: Beyond Europe.

20 years after the abolishment of the Right of Asylum 20 years after the Solingen arson attack
Call for Action for a nationwide Campaign and Demonstration 2013

Right after German Reunification, a racist campaign of media hate speech and violence led to the abolishment of the constitutional right of asylum. Neonazis, respectable citizens and mainstream parties all acted in consent and declared, that in Germany there was no space left for asylum seekers. During the pogrom of Rostock-Lichtenhagen, the political parties CDU/CSU, FDP and SPD agreed to change the constitution.

„Routes sucrées“ is an inter-/antinational leftist magazine that is being distributed for free in English-speaking countries. It focuses on providing undogmatic food for thought for a liberated society – one free of capitalism, sexism, homophobia, the state, racism and other forms of domination. One that we, for lack of a better name, would call communism. „Routes sucrées“ is the „little sister“ of a German youth magazine entitled „Straßen aus Zucker“, which has a circulation of over 100,000 copies and has been in existence for over 3 years.

Fight capitalism 100%!
Call for action of the umsGanze!-network for M31, the European Day of Action against Capitalism, march 31st, 2012

An undead is haunting Europe – the undead of neoliberalism. With the outbreak of the banking and financial crisis, this kind of capitalism seemed to be ruined. Protest movements, bourgeois newspaper feuilletons, and even liberal and conservative economic ideologues suddenly complained about severe aberrations and ‘excesses of the markets’. But the sought-after change of course didn’t materialize. In some curious way, neoliberalism is staying alive. Somehow, it refuses to die.