International Workers' Association (IWA)
Asociación Internacional de los Trabajadores (AIT)
Internacia Laboristo Asocio (ILA)
1866-09-08 Geneva Switzerland
Founded 8 Sep 1866, Geneva (Switzerland).
Organize and press for revolutionary struggle in all countries with the aim of destroying once and for all the present political and economic régimes and to establish Libertarian Communism; give economic unionist organizations a national and industrial base and, where that already exists, strengthen those organizations which are determined to fight for the destruction of capitalism and the State; prevent infiltration of any political parties into the economic unionist organizations and resolutely fight every attempt by political parties to control unions; where circumstances demand it, establish through a course of action that is not in contradiction with the above, provisional alliances with other proletarian, union and revolutionary organizations, with the objective of planning and carrying out common international actions in the interest of the working class; unmask and fight the arbitrary violence of all governments against revolutionaries dedicated to the cause of the Social Revolution; examine all problems of concern to the world proletariat in order to strengthen and develop movements, in one country or several, which help to defend the rights and new conquests of the working class or to organize the revolution for emancipation itself; undertake actions of mutual aid in the event of important economic struggles or critical struggles against the overt or covert enemies of the working class; give moral and material help to the working class movements in each country in which the leadership of the struggle is in the hands of the national economic organization of the proletariat.
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