A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 20, 2013
“Those who do not move do not notice their chains”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikipedia: Rosa Luxemburg
Rosa Luxemburg (also Rozalia Luxenburg; Polish: Róża Luksemburg; 5 March 1871 – 15 January 1919) was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist of Polish Jewish descent who became a naturalized German citizen. She was successively a member of the Social Democracy of the Kingdom of Poland and Lithuania (SDKPiL), the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), the Independent Social Democratic Party (USPD), and the Communist Party of Germany (KPD).

Google Books
Women Know Everything!
By Karen Weekes
Philadelphia, PA: Quirk Books
2007
Pg. ?:
Those who do not move do not notice their chains. —ROSA LUXEMBURG (1870–1919) •GERMAN MARXIST POLITICAL THEORIST AND REVOLUTIONARY

Google Books
Power and Society in the GDR, 1961-1979:
The ‘Normalisation of Rule’?

Edited by Mary Fulbrook
New York, NY: Berghahn Books
2009
For the great majority of the GDR’s populace at any time in its four decades of existence, however, the following principle applied: those who do not move do not feel their chains.*
*Original: “wer sich nicht bewegt spürt auch keine Ketten.” Popularly attributed to Rosa Luxemburg.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Sunday, October 20, 2013 • Permalink