This wee film brilliantly cuts through the No campaigns barrage of lies and fearmongering. ‘Better Together’ tried to have the film taken down from YouTube after there were nearly 500,000 hits on the site.The film has been re-uploaded several times.
by Alan McCombes
More than 150 years ago, Karl Marx and Frederick Engels called on the working class of all countries to unite and fight for a socialist world.
At a time when there were no telephones, no cars, no aeroplanes, no TV and no radio, their internationalist vision represented an extraordinary feat of historical imagination.
In today’s world of the internet, satellite TV, high-speed air travel, global capitalism and the World Social Forum, the philosophy of socialist internationalism no longer looks like a utopian flight of fantasy.
But what does socialist internationalism mean in practice?