Karl Liebknecht
Guy Lochhead, 23/04/12
German Socialist politician and revolutionary who opposed World War I and was murdered after leading the Spartacist strikes of 1919. With his friend and colleague Rosa Luxemburg, he founded the Spartacist League and the Communist Party of Germany. The commemoration of their deaths is a significant event among many German Marxists. Liebknecht was a good dude. Until the war broke out, he was more of a regulator of the capitalist-fascist powers than a Socialist agitator. I will include a picture of him because, as far as I can work out, there aren’t any biographies approaching from the angle I would like…

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