Unsere zeit

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unsere zeit
Type Newspaper
Publisher German Communist Party
Founded 1969; 48 years ago (1969)
Political alignment Communism
Language German
Headquarters Düsseldorf
Website unsere zeit

unsere zeit (or UZ) is a newspaper published by the German Communist Party, or DKP. The paper's full name is unsere zeit: Sozialistische Wochenzeitung. This translates to our time: Socialist Weekly Newspaper.

History and profile[edit]

unsere zeit was established in Düsseldorf in 1969.[1] It is the organ of the German Communist Party.[1]

Its circulation was 60,000 copies in 1975.[1] The weekly paper co-operates with the small German newspaper junge Welt.


UZ-Pressefest in the 1970s

The biannual UZ-Pressefest has been the largest festival of the political left in Germany.[2] Since 1973, it has attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors and nationally famous musicians such as Konstantin Wecker and Hannes Wader.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Unsere Zeit". The Great Soviet Encyclopedia. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  2. ^ David Robb (2007). Protest Song in East and West Germany Since the 1960s. Camden House. p. 133. ISBN 978-1-57113-281-9. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 

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