Proletarians of all Countries, Unite!

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“Proletarians of all Countries, Unite!”


the slogan of the international revolutionary proletariat, a militant call for the working class and working people of all countries to unite under the banner of revolutionary struggle for liberation from social and national oppression; an expression of proletarian internationalism. First proposed by K. Marx and F. Engels, it was affirmed in 1847 as the slogan of the Communist League. This appeal to the proletariat constitutes the closing words of Marx’ and Engels’ Communist Manifesto.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Unite," or as I repeat the slogan of The Communist Manifesto, "Proletarians of all countries, unite!" It helped us in 1848, and it is a strong and true a slogan in 1996.