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This disaster did not force us to abandon our ideal; on the contrary, from the very first months of the conflict, it led us to…
The trade unions, far from being content with these declarations, established international liaisons and supported every policy based on pacification and understanding.
In the report made on behalf of the C.G.T. we affirmed that the Peace Treaty should, in accordance with the spirit of workers’ organizations, lay…
I would not go so far as to say that the French trade unions attached greater importance to the struggle for peace than the others…
From 1918 on, trade unionists were to express from the platforms of their congresses the workers’ desire for peace through a rational organization of the…
Furthermore, it is not distorting history to say that it was largely through the efforts and propaganda of our International Federation that the government of…
Expressing the thoughts of my comrades, I suggested, among other means, the organization of an international information service on inventories, on production, and on the…
At Leeds the idea of an international labour organization appeared in a trade-union text which also drew attention to the danger to the working classes…
The working classes were becoming more and more sharply aware of the complex causes of international malaise.
We too, through lack of knowledge and of sufficiently mature reflection, mistook the visible outward appearance of the phenomenon for the phenomenon itself.
This led me to understand that trade unionism, the instrument of working-class liberation and of social change could, and indeed should, be also an instrument…
On completion of my military service, I went back to the factory and to the trade union.
A convention was drawn up on June 17, 1925, in which the principle of supervision, as opposed to that of simple propaganda, was recognized, thanks…
My parents, and especially my mother, encouraged by the director of the local school which I was attending, wanted in spite of everything to send…
True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having…
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