The violent police eviction of Berlin's iconic Liebig34 space is the latest event in a never-ending battle between the city's radical-left counterculture, and the forces of state-aided gentrification.
Eamonn McCann and Maev McDaid talk about the political situation in Ireland 50 years on from British troops going in, as the DUP prop up a Tory British government grappling with Brexit, and in the light of struggles for women's and LGBTQ rights on both sides of the border. Eamonn McCann is the author of "War and an Irish Town" and a People Before Profit Councillor in Derry. Maev McDaid is a researcher, reproductive rights activist and socialist from Derry. Free professional childcare is available, but must be booked at least a week in advance.
Police protection for LGBT people may be a mark of social progress - but liberation does not come from getting the cops on side
On 22 August Eamonn McCann and Maev McDaid will be speaking in London about the political situation in Ireland 50 years on from British troops going in.