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‘Revolutionary questions’ (February 1904)

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This chapter presents Karl Kautsky's response to criticism of his book The Social Revolution by Michal Lusnia. The author hope the discussion will show the limits of political agitation in terms of accelerating the outbreak of revolution in Germany. And in this respect the discussion concerning the political strike or the general strike as people still somewhat mistakenly call it is of greater topical interest. The political strike exerts economic pressure on the employers in order to force the entire bourgeois society and the state to capitulate before the workers. There are two similarities between barricade battles and the political strike. First, neither operates through the factor that is decisive in the field from which these forms of struggle developed. Second, the fate of both depends on their moral effect, on the sudden disorganisation of the government.

Keywords:barricade battles; Germany; Karl Kautsky; Michal Lusnia; political agitation; political strike; Revolutionary Questions; Social Revolution

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