Notes on The Party, Reform, Revolution and the Myth of Spontaneity in Rosa Luxemburg

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Rosa Luxemburg has an odd place in the history of the left. Libertarian Marxists see her as the appetizing alternative to dour, dictatorial Lenin. Communists of the Stalin variety saw her as an enemy of the party. Centrist Social Democrats either thought of her as a dangerous demagogue or at best an irritant. Lenin himself had deep respect for her, calling her “an eagle.”

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