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Marx-Engels Correspondence 1869

Letter from Marx to Engels
In Manchester


Written: August 18, 1869;
Source: Marx and Engels Correspondence;
Publisher: International Publishers (1968);
First Published: Gestamtausgabe;
Translated: Donna Torr;
Transcribed: Sally Ryan in 1999.

In Posen, as Zabicki reported, the Polish workers (joiners, etc.) have brought a strike to a victorious end by the help of their colleagues in Berlin. This struggle against Monseiur le Capital--even in the suborpinate form of the strike--is a very different way of getting rid of national prejudices from that of the bourgeois gentlemen with their peace declamations.