La Bataille socialiste

Extrait de The Socialist Labor Party and the Internationals, article d’Eric Hass publié dans Fifty years of American Marxism, 1941, et repris en brochure en 1949. L’extrait montre que Rosa Luxemburg a défendu les deleonistes américains du Socialist Labor Party (S.L.P.) face à Morris Hillquit, du Socialist Party rival, qui voulut en 1909-1910 faire retirer sa représentation au Bureau socialiste international.

(…) When the S.P. and S.L.P. delegations finally met in joint session, De Leon moved the status quo so far as votes in the Congress and on the Bureau were concerned. Prior to the Stuttgart Congress each nation had two votes in the Congress, but at Stuttgart the system was changed. Of the fourteen votes given the American delegation, the S.L.P. had three, the S.P. eleven. The S.P. was not satisfied with this arrangement, however, and at the joint session Spargo moved that the S.L.P. be given…

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I was awarded a PhD in History by Swansea University for a thesis on Rosa Luxemburg (2016). I am currently co-editing the fourth volume of 'The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg' and am a member of the Advisory Board of the International Rosa Luxemburg Society.
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