Clara Zetkin

Luxemburg, Zetkin and Kollontai: socialist women against imperialist war

RECENT EVENTS in Ukraine have been a sharp reminder that under capitalism, inter-imperialist rivalries inevitably lead to brutal wars that cause mass death and devastation. While some of these wars […]

Alex Rutherford  ·  20 March 2022

Women's liberation: the communist tradition

To achieve women’s liberation we have to fight for socialism. The two things are inseparable. Within the Second International, and later the Communist International, Clara Zetkin showed how the struggles […]

Workers Power  ·  23 March 2014

Revolutionary women: Clara Zetkin

We continue our series on revolutionary women with a look at the great German socialist Clara Zetkin pioneer of the struggle for women’s liberation, writes Natalie Sedley Clara Zetkin, born […]

Workers Power  ·  23 April 2010

Clara Zetkin and the struggle for a working class women's movement

  The period of the 1880’s and 1890’s in Germany was a period of rapid industrialisation carried through under the guidance of the repressive German state. It saw the birth […]

Workers Power  ·  01 October 1998

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