[Marxism] 'Clara Zetkin in the lion's den'

John Riddell johnriddell at sympatico.ca
Sun Jan 12 20:32:42 MST 2014

Posted today at http;//ww.johnriddell.wordpress.com

Clara Zetkin in the lion's den
Workers' unity and feminism at a Comintern congress

In 1921, when the Communist International (Comintern) held its Third World
Congress, Clara Zetkin was the most widely respected Communist outside
Russia. Yet she was the victim of vigorous efforts on the eve of the
congress to vilify her and drive her out of the Comintern leadership, if not
from the movement. Nonetheless, she ranks, together with Lenin and Trotsky,
among the dominant intellectual figures at the congress....

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