“Strike at school, Strike in the factory”

4500 People followed on 24. September 2021 the call of Fridays for Future Kassel and took part in the nationwide major strike for consistent climate protection. This took place on the occasion of the upcoming federal elections on 26. September.

Meat company Plukon: Industrial exploitation at the gates of Kassel

The meat company Plukon operates in Gudensberg, knapp 20 km southwest of Kassel, Hesse's largest poultry slaughterhouse. There will be about 130.000 Chickens slaughtered per day. Plukon is over with a total 425 Million chickens killed each year the second largest chicken company in the EU – and thus a central player in the …

Autobahn despite the climate crisis: What about the further construction of the A44

Forest fires, Droughts, Weather disasters. In view of the recurring reports about the catastrophic consequences of global climate change, the construction of a motorway seems out of date. Nevertheless, the A44 from Kassel in the direction of Harleshausen is to be extended to Thuringia. Because the building project does not at all reflect the necessary rethinking of climate, environment- and transport policy, there is political resistance.

The battle for "above"

Am 5.12.2020 Several hundred activists took part in an end-of-the-terrain campaign in the Dannenröder forest, to support the occupation there. The forest squatters and activists who had arrived prevented the day, that the clearing was continued.

This is what Autobahnbau looks like

"Black clouds darken the sky" – one way or another, the political observer becomes mute, when she goes for a walk in the Dannenröder forest these days and stands at a NATO wire fence in front of a sea of ​​police helmets, while behind it a forest is being cut down. A comment.

Prepare for day X

A49 construction site: The Dannenröder forest in the Vogelsbergkreis has been occupied for a year, to prevent it from being cleared. There are many indications of this, that eviction is imminent. We spoke to one of the squatters on site from "Forest instead of asphalt".