The socialist movement cannot triumph within the old framework of the fatherland. It creates new, superior forms of human society, in which the legitimate requirements and progressive aspirations of the working masses of every nationality will for the first time be satisfied in international unity on the basis of the abolition of existing national barriers". (my emphasis—JBH) . Lenin “The Position and Tasks of the Socialist International.”
Recommended CitationHenderson, J B., Discussion: The Principle of Self-Determination, Australian Left Review, 1(16), 1968, 20-32.