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Rosa Luxemburg: Her revolutionary ideas

Rosa Luxemburg: Her revolutionary ideas

January 15th marked the 101st anniversary of the murder of the outstanding revolutionary socialist leader, Rosa Luxemburg 

Revolutionary History: 100th Anniversary of the Kapp Putsch in Germany

Kapp-Putsch, Brigade Erhardt, Berlin
Photo: Bundesarchiv Bild 183-H25109, Unknown author

How the German working class fended off a right-wing coup, almost seized power and was once again betrayed by the Social Democratic Party

Scotland: The independence referendum and the struggle against capitalism

Scotland: The independence referendum and the struggle against capitalism

Lessons for the workers’ movement internationally The independence referendum in Scotland on September 18 became a mass electoral revolt against the austerity policies of British capitalism and the right-wing Cameron government. The Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) and its Scottish section supported a Yes vote for independence from the […]

90th anniversary of murder of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

90th anniversary of murder of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

Lessons of Luxemburg’s inspirational, revolutionary legacy Peter Taaffe, from Socialism Today (February 2009 issue)On 15 January 1919, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, the finest brains of the German working class and its most heroic figures, were brutally murdered by the bloodthirsty, defeated German military, backed to the hilt by the […]