Rosa Luxemburg

was a Marxist revolutionary, prolific theorist, and leading member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and the Communist Party of Germany (KPD).

The Idea of May Day on the March (1913)

The Idea of May Day on the March (1913)

The bril­liant basic idea of May Day is the autonomous, imme­di­ate step­ping for­ward of the pro­le­tar­i­an mass­es, the polit­i­cal mass action of the mil­lions of work­ers who oth­er­wise are atom­ized by the bar­ri­ers of the state in the day-to-day par­lia­men­tary affairs.