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Revolutionary essays
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Kun, Béla, 1886-1939. Revolutionary essays - Image 47. 1920. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 23, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/662/show/656.

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Kun, Béla, 1886-1939. (1920). Revolutionary essays - Image 47. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/662/show/656

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Title Revolutionary essays
Series Title International socialist library, 15
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Kun, Béla, 1886-1939
Publisher British Socialist Party
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London
Date 1920
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Socialism
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Austria
  • Hungary
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 46 pages; 18 cm.
Original Item Location HX256.K84
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304436~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript the leaders of the social-patriotic party, and begged them on his knees to support him in his work and make the working class realise that 'the fatherland' was in. danger.' 'We are surrounded by enemies,' he told them. But he forgot to mention that the danger only threatened his family estates. "He only underlined the* necessity for increasing production, the reward for which would be universal and secret suffrage, including women in its scope. He promised to bring the Reform Bill into Parliament as soon as possible, in order together with it to confirm the war loans which were crushing the workers. 'We shall also assign you seats on the Food Commission at present being organised. After all, such a position is no mean one at a moment when there is no bread, and when we have to cudgel our brains to discover how to satisfy the demands of the mob for bread.' The Party leaders replied something after this style : 'Leave all that to us : we know what to do. Guarantee us a demonstration, which will give us a chance to throw light upon the political situation, and it will not be unsuccessful—Goodbye, Excellency.' The demonstration took place, but the expected 'success' was not forthcoming. Moreover, something took place which the worthy leaders had not even in their dreams expected. "All the shop windows at the corner of Rakoczy Street and at the Royal Museum were smashed, so it appeared : the shops had been looted, and the goods taken home. This was rather too much . . . "Nepszava" shortly published an explanation, alleging that hirelings of Tisza were responsible for the looting: not sober-minded people, but ruffians hired by Tisza, to oust Esterhazy from the ministerial armchair. And that was not to be recommended : after all, it was only Esterhazy who could get the Reform Bill through . . . The arrests showed that the riot was not organised by hooligans bought by Tisza. It turned out that the arrested men were organised workers, who would never sell themselves to Tisza—as the leaders of the official party who had not gone over to Esterhazy pointed out. "The distrust of the people towards the Party leaders from that day began to grow, and found expression in the January strike. The leaders had to resign, because the (45)