The period between the armistice and the elections for the National Assembly in January 1919 was marked by tension between the SPD and the USPD
, the latter being constantly influenced by hard-left Marxist elements within the group.
(10) Daumig became co-chairman of the Independent Social Democratic Party (USPD
) in 1919 and was elected to the same post in the United Communist Party in 1920.
Pharmaceuticals Division (USPD
) of Alpharma, Inc., a global pharmaceutical firm.
By the outbreak of the Revolution roughly 100,000 laborers had defected from the SPD to a new, left-wing Independent Socialist Party, or USPD
After the Armistice, Cassirer became the unofficial publisher of the German Independent Socialist Party (USPD
) with which he had been loosely associated since its inception in April 1917.
Implicit in the message was a veiled attack on the parties of the left, not simply the USPD
and the Spartacists/Communists, but even the mainline SPD, the Center, and the other parties of the "Weimar Coalition" for not maintaining it.
(5) In other words, the right's main target was the social democrats and the USPD
independents; and from this point of view Germany's communists served principally as a spectre, that is, as a pretext for challenging the political and social achievements of the November revolution.
In 1914 Hilferding joined the Independent Social Democratic Party of Germany (USPD
), which emerged from a split with the SPD.
precisely that juncture when the USPD
came into being; and finally, judging from the fact that he has almost nothing to say about the German Revolution and its aftermath, that disillusion with politics which generated Die Entscheidung and Jenseits.
Kurt Eisner, a member of the Independent Social Democratic Party (USPD
), and a leader during the January 1918 strike of munitions workers against the war, had become head of the first revolutionary government in Bavaria.