Workers' Liberty 3/19: When the workers rise, part 2

France 1968: When ten million workers took capitalism by the throat [1968]

Sean Matgamna

“I hate the revolution like sin” said the hangman of Germany’s 1918 revolution, the Social Democrat Ebert. Less direct, but equally clear after the events in France, is the recent statement of the parliamentary leader of the French Communist Party, Robert Balanger: “When we talk about the revolution we now think in terms of a political struggle in which our party agrees tofight the bourgeoisie with their own weapons.”