100 years ago today, Rosa Luxemburg, the founder of the German Communist Party, was murdered in cold blood, beheading the German Revolution of its leadership. One century on, we remember Luxemburg, her life, and her ideas.
Given the political paralysis in Parliament, the question of a 'People's Vote' has become increasingly prominent. But rather than stabilising a convulsive political situation, a fresh referendum would only intensify the chaos.
For the ruling class, the new year is starting as the old one ended: with great uncertainty surrounding the prospects for the capitalist system. Welcome to the new normal of economic crisis and social upheaval.