Monthly Archives: January 2013

Some great pictures of the Luxemburg-Liebknecht demonstration(s) (13 Jan 2013)

From the Neue Rheinische Zeitung here: http://www.nrhz.de/flyer/beitrag.php?id=18662 Here are a few of them, which show the diversity of groups and individuals who associate themselves with Rosa Luxemburg (!) (courtesy of Neue Rheinische Zeitung- see link above): The Luxemburg-Liebknecht Demo (organised … Continue reading

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Luxemburg-Liebknecht rival demonstration video

A video made by the organisers of the rival Liebknecht-Luxemburg memorial demonstration ‘Rosa und Karl’, which opposes the praise of Stalinism, Maoism and the GDR which is associated with the main demo, organised by the Left Party:  

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Video of Luxemburg-Liebknecht commemorations (2013)

DIE WELT video of leading left-wing politicians laying flowers at the grave of Rosa Luxemburg as part of the annual Luxemburg-Liebknecht commemorations. The politicians include Die Linke (The Left Party) leader Gregor Gysi and the leader of Greece’s left-wing Syriza … Continue reading

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Greek leftist leader uses Luxemburg-Liebknecht demo to condemn Merkel

The leader of Syriza, the left-wing Greek political party, addressed demonstrators at the annual Luxemburg-Liebknecht demo this Sunday. Alexis Tsipras told the crowd, who were gathered to remember the murder of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht on 15 January 1919, … Continue reading

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On This Day: 15 January 1919: Rosa Luxemburg Murdered

On 15 January 1919, Rosa Luxemburg was arrested by government forces and taken to the Hotel Eden, where she was interrogated and then murdered. Since then, demonstrators have marched to commemorate the murders annually (except during the Nazi era) on … Continue reading

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On This Day: 7 January 1919: ‘Act! Act! Courageously, resolutely, consistently!’

On 7 January 1919, in the middle of the Spartacist Rising, Rosa Luxemburg published an article entitled ‘What Are the Leaders Doing?’ in the Rote Fahne newspaper. In her article, she criticised the leaders of the left for the inaction … Continue reading

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‘You alone will make our family’s name famous: Rosa Luxemburg, Her Family and the Origins of her Polish-Jewish Identity’ in Praktyka Teoretyczna, no. 6, 2012

Read my article ‘You alone will make our family’s name famous: Rosa Luxemburg, Her Family and the Origins of her Polish-Jewish Identity’ in this special issue of the Polish journal Praktyka Teoretyczna on the legacy of Rosa Luxemburg: http://www.praktykateoretyczna.pl/PT_nr6_2012_Roza_Luksemburg/09.Castle.pdf

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