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!Pdf ♂ Militarism and Anti-Militarism ♡ Millions marched and protested against the military invasion of Iraq Millions have protested against the military occupation of Afghanistan These antiwar sentiments publicly expressed are a reflection of a deeply rooted anti militarism Yet wars and militarism aboundWar, according to Karl Liebknecht, is for profit between the capitalist classes of the world powers, and the maintenance of an army ensures their retention of power In this book, which is one of the great classics of anti militarism, Liebknecht examines the ways in which militarism is promoted and maintained reviews the harsh punishments meted out to soldiers, anti militarists, and war resisters and surveys the activities of anti militarists, both specific tactics and the underlying philosophyThe Duluth Herald Minnesota predicted there will come a time in Germany when Karl Liebknecht, pilloried and imprisoned today for daring to speak the truth, will rank higher in the list of German heroes than the Kaiser It was an accurate prediction, says Professor Philip Foner, historian at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, who went on to add, unfortunately his classic book is out of print Militarism and Anti Militarism is now available again, important in these timesKarl Liebknecht was a member of the Reichstag who was imprisoned during World War I as an anti militarist Social Democrat He was a founding member, with Rosa Luxemburg, of the German Communist Party KPD in , and he led an unsuccessful revolt in Berlin in JanuaryKarl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg were murdered by the German right wing immediately thereafter