Reimut Reiche

Reimut Reiche was born in Germany in 1941, left school when he was fifteen, and qualified for university from night school. He studied sociology in West Berlin and Frankfurt, and joined the German student socialist move­ment – the SDS – becoming both one of its leading activists and chief theoreticians, publishing numerous articles in its leading journal, Neue Kritik. He was President of the SDS during the height of its activity in 1966–67. Among his other publications are an historical and theoretical study of colonial revolution, and a critique of Herbert Marcuse.