THE last decade has witnessed the appearance of a new political formation -- the Third or Communist International. Born of the Russian revolution, it unites under its banner all the political parties which call themselves communist and aim at the establishment of the "dictatorship of the proletariat" by forcible methods. In all questions of policy, even those involving merely local tactical problems, they follow instructions from Moscow, the capital of the Revolution.
Immediately after the war it was generally believed, at least in bourgeois circles, that the working class all over the world was going to smash the framework of
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