Bavarian Council Republic

Le Prolétaire – The Tragedy of the German Proletariat in the First Post-War Period

We present here in English the International Communist Party’s account and analysis of the struggles of revolutionary and counter-revolutionary forces in Germany in the first post war period, published in eight separate parts in 1972.

Socialist League Leaflets and Manifestoes

Socialist League Leaflets and Manifestoes

International Review of Social History

Volume 22, Issue 1
April 1977 , pp. 21-29
The Socialist League Leaflets and Manifestoes: An Annotated Checklist

Eugene D. Lemire
Published online: 18 December 2008

The last words of Eugen Leviné


Eugen Leviné (1883 – 1919) was one of the leaders of the short-lived Bavarian Council Republic and a member of the Communist Party of Germany. Along with hundreds of other workers, communists, socialists and anarchists, he was arrested following the attack on Munich by the German Army and the Freikorps, and later executed. In June 1919, while on trial for high treason, Leviné made his last speech.

In the Freest State in the World - Ret Marut (B. Traven)

Photos of Ret Marut from London police files - 1923

A satirical text about German democracy and the Munich Soviet Republic of 1919, in which Ret Marut (who later became B. Traven) participated.