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Rosa Luxemburg

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Rosa Luxemburg


Born
in Zamość, Poland, Russian Empire
March 05, 1870

Died
January 15, 1919

Genre

Influences


Rosa Luxemburg (Rosalia Luxemburg, Polish: Róża Luksemburg) was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and activist of Polish Jewish descent who became a naturalized German citizen. She was successively a member of the Social Democracy of the Kingdom of Poland and Lithuania, the Social Democratic Party of Germany(SPD), the Independent Social Democratic Party and the Communist Party of Germany.

In 1915, after the SPD supported German involvement in World War I, she co-founded, with Karl Liebknecht, the anti-war Spartakusbund (Spartacist League). On 1 January 1919 the Spartacist League became the Communist Party of Germany (KPD). In November 1918, during the German Revolution she founded the Die Rote Fahne (The Red Flag), the central organ
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The Accumulation of Capital

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The Mass Strike

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The Russian Revolution

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Briefe aus dem Gefängnis

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The Rosa Luxemburg Reader

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The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg

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“Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.”
Rosa Luxemburg

“Freiheit ist immer die Freiheit des Andersdenkenden

Freedom is always, and exclusively, freedom for the one who thinks differently.”
Rosa Luxemburg

“Being human means throwing your whole life on the scales of destiny when need be, all the while rejoicing in every sunny day and every beautiful cloud.”
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