Germany

The revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg

The revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg

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 cowardly social-democratic leaders Noske and Scheidemann. On this 99th anniversary, we look at Luxemburg’s inspirational, revolutionary legacy. Their […]

Germany: Merkel re-elected….

Germany: Merkel re-elected….

But unstable times lie ahead Despite the electoral success of Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU/CSU (the Christian Democratic Union of Germany and the Christian Social Union of Bavaria), last weekend’s general election in Germany reflects an alienation of big parts of the population from the established parties and the institutions of capitalist democracy. Given the expected […]

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