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Proletarian Internationalism and the Socialist Camp

Since the warm, honoured-guest treatment given last year to Nixon in Peking and Moscow by the leaders of the communist parties of China and the Soviet Union, at a time when American B-52 bomber planes were blasting life out of existence in Vietnam and when his navy had just ruined and blockaded the major supply ports of North Vietnam, many people have begun to wonder if the classical concept of international proletarianism has not become obsolete, a mere slogan, on idea worthy of no respect. Some have even begun to question the veracity and correctness of this idea on which Marx and Engels had based their epoch-making Communist Manifesto and on the basis of which they had brought into existence the first viable international organisation of the working class.

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