The retrospective history
of the world's working class
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The history in general of the world's working
The Workingmans International Association
- The Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848)
- Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. An on-line hypertext edition
with all notes, published by Hartford Web Publishing.
- Birth of the Communist Manifesto
- Dale Wharton reviews an edition of the Manifesto,
Montreal, 28 December 1998. This review of the Struik
edition of the Manifesto places
the Manifesto in broad historical context.
- Interview with Karl Marx, head of
- By R. Landor, New York World, 18 July 1871. The
interviewer sounds Marx out about the International
and possible associations with the Paris Commune and with
- Interview with Karl Marx
- By H., Chicago Tribune, 5 January 1879. Somewhat
of an American perspective, but with some attention to
- Karl Marx
- Interview by John Swinton, The Sun, no. 6, 6
September 1880. The focus of this interview is Marx
The history of May Day
- May Day, The Workers' Day (1886)
- By Andy McInerney, in Liberation & Marxism, Spring,
1996. May Day became the premier symbol of international working-class
- May Day - The Real Labor Day
- From Luther Gaylord <firstname.lastname@example.org>, May 1995.
- The History of Labor Day
- By Judson MacLaury, Departmental Historian, U.S. Dept. of Labor,
3 May 1995. Corrective to suggestion that U.S. Labor Day was cooked up
in order to counter international labor day (May Day).
- Labor Day and May Day
- By David Montgomery, 6 September 1995.
The working-class challenge to the bourgeois state
- Workers State Is A Weapon In The
- By Mary-Alice Waters, in The Militant,
6 October 1997. On the anniversary of the Russian
- Why is a revolutionary party so
- By Greg Butterfield, 21 January 1999. Draws
attention to the contribution of Vladimir Lenin
to working class struggle.