Karl Liebknecht

How the German Revolution was lost

Tim Nailsea reviews A People's History of the German Revolution

Tim Nailsea  ·  28 October 2020

January 1919: The Spartakist Uprising

In 1919, having stopped the First World War and overthrown the monarchy, German revolutionaries attempted to spread the Russian socialist revolution to Europe by launching an insurrection in Berlin.

Workers Power  ·  01 January 2019

The Revolution That Ended WW1 Part II: The Road to Defeat

By Tobi Hansen Part I: War and Revolution The Role of the USPD The USPD was a centrist organisation that oscillated between reform and revolution, between radical struggle and adaptation to the SPD and, through it, counterrevolution. While the leadership of the SPD wanted by all means to strangle the socialist revolution at birth and […]

Workers Power  ·  22 November 2018

The Revolution That Ended WW1

By Tobi Hansen Part 1: War and Revolution The German bourgeoisie has always had an amibivalent attitude to the November Revolution of 1918. While it certainly showed that the war, the dominance of the military high command and the monarchy had to be ended, at the same time, it was a revolution that stopped halfway. […]

Workers Power  ·  19 November 2018

Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht: Heroes of the revolution

The lives and struggles of murdered revolutionary socialists Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht remain an inspiration to all those fighting injustice, exploitation, racism and the threat of war.

Workers Power  ·  15 January 2018

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