True thought and feeling transmit harmony by means of chords, so if you want to know the truth, do not resort to deception. Deceit is vain; it disappears before the all-knowing eye like the wave before the rock!
To the Compagnons of the International Workingmen’s Association of Locle and La Chaux de fond, Article 1 (1869)
(Progrès, no 6, Geneva, February 23, 1869 – March 1, 1869) To the Compagnons of the International Workingmen’s Association of Locle and La Chaux de fond. Friends and brothers, Before leaving your mountains, I felt […]
[Parts of this letter have appeared in a variety of places, including James Guillaume’s history of the International, and a comrade was curious to see the rest of the text. Bakunin’s use of the term […]
The working documents of an international movement can pose complicated problems for translators. Here, for example, is the text of a speech, apparently written in French, first reported in English, then translated back to French […]