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Rosa Luxemburg


Rosa Luxemburg and The Mass Strike

15 November 2011
Rosa Luxemburg was a revolutionary socialist who made a key contribution to Marxism with her writings on mass strikes.

The tragedy of Germany’s failed revolution

19 February 2008
At the 1907 conference of the Second International (the organisation of European socialist parties) Rosa Luxemburg helped write a resolution committing each party to opposing its own government in a time of war.

Moving from reform to workers’ revolution

05 February 2008
Rosa Luxemburg was a unique thinker and fighter. She was born in Russian-occupied Poland in 1871. When she was 16 she joined a revolutionary party and within a few years was one of its leaders.

Bookmarks

22 January 2005
Bookmarks has just published a new edition of Rosa Luxemburg’s superb pamphlet The Mass Strike (£4), which draws out the lessons for socialists from the titanic strikes that repeatedly shook the Russian empire in the revolution of 1905.

Rote Fahne: the Red Flag of the German revolution

25 October 2003
In your area there may well be a longstanding Socialist Worker reader who has a video of the marvellous film about the Polish/German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg. If so, borrow it. Among other outstanding scenes is one where Rosa Luxemburg's friends implore her to leave Berlin as the forerunners of the Nazi stormtroopers hunt her down.

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