Protestors join the official Rosa Luxemburg Demonstration. Over 100 detained, 25 forced into temporary or permanent exile.
At the start of the third book in the East Berlin Series, Dr Kaminsky, the General Secretary of the PDS (successor party to the Communists) holds a rally to mobilise his followers. Meanwhile Karo the punk is engaging in a little protest against the populist leader.
The story Thoughts Are Free, the sequel to Stealing The Future begins with a Nazi demonstration on the streets of East Berlin
In the book Stealing the Future, the body of prominent politician Hans Maier is found. This is the start of the narration of the story by Martin Grobe.
In Stealing the Future West Silesia gains independence from the federal state of Saxony, itself becoming a state within the GDR.
In the world of Stealing the Future a referendum is held on the issue of reunification. The plebiscite follows the exposure of Helmut Kohl’s underhanded attempts to force reunification and a clear majority vote in favour of continued independence.
In the world of Stealing the Future a general strike is called to protest against the West German government’s attempts to co-opt the East German government and force a speedy re-unification. The strike strengthens the East Germans’ resolve and confidence that they can transform their society.