Luxemburg meets Lenin in Finland, 1906, from R is for Rosa, Episode 1

Luxemburg was right

Marxism is the intellectual property of the working class

This is an English version of an article published in Der Freitag on the 150th anniversary of Rosa Luxemburg’s birth

I only finally understood Rosa Luxemburg when I put my finger on a map of pre-1914 Europe and traced her movements. Zamosc, Zurich, Berlin — and then the fateful train journey to Warsaw in…