Thursday, January 03, 2019

Today -100: January 3, 1919: Of perms and Spartacists

Supposedly when anti-Bolshevik forces captured Perm, they nearly captured Lenin as well. Supposedly.

And Polish soldiers have entered Germany, which is informing some of its newly demobbed soldiers that they’re soldiers again. Some of the former soldiers are telling the Army to go fuck itself, some are not.

There are tactical differences in the German Spartacists, with Karl Liebknecht advocating participation in elections for the National Assembly and Rosa Luxemburg saying the meeting of the National Assembly “must be prevented at all costs.” Her position prevails at the Spartacist Congress.

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