4fb9d08492 E. Contents:. Social Reform or Revolution (German: Sozialreform oder Revolution?) is the title of a pamphlet written by Rosa Luxemburg in 1900. They risk coming to believe, like Bernstein, that the "movement is the only thing.". There are two potential stumbling blocks for socialistsone is to ignore the opportunities that exist; the other is to recognize them, but never try to take advantage of them. If you'd like to upload content to the library which is in line with the aims of the site or will otherwise be of interest to libcom users, please check out our guides to submitting library/history articles and tagging articles. During this period, the SPD declared itself to be revolutionary and repudiated the parliamentary road to socialism. Sozialreform oder Revolution?. Some early socialist figures like Ferdinand Lasalle argued that socialism would be achieved through parliamentary means.
In 1890 anti-socialist laws were lifted, and a wave of strikes and trade union militancy followed. Between 1896-98, Bernstein wrote a series of articles on the Problems of Socialism and later a book. The truth is that struggles for reform, by their very nature, can launch an offensive against the attacks of the profit system, but not the profit system itself. Written: 1900, 1908 Source: Social Reform or Revolution, by Rosa Luxemburg Publisher: Militant Publications, London, 1986 (no copyright) First Published: 1900 (revised second edition 1908) Translated: Integer Online Version: Rosa Luxemburg Internet Archive (marxists.org) 1999 Transcription/Markup: A. If you don't have permissions to post content yet, just request it here. .. Rosa Luxemburg (2008) .