The International Workingmen’s Association 1872

The Alliance of Socialist Democracy and the International Workers’ Association
The Hague Congress of the First International


Source: Marx Engels On Literature and Art, Progress Publishers, 1976;
Transcribed: by Andy Blunden.

The second article” is entitled: “A Glance at the Former and Present Concept of the Cause.” We have just seen Bakunin and Nechayev threatening the Russian organ of the International abroad. In this article, we shall see them descend on Chernyshevsky, the man who, in Russia, had done most to draw into the socialist movement the student youth whom they claimed to represent.