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The Berlin government can see it happening just as clearly as we can, but it is powerless. Thus Friedrich Engels, the companion-in-arms of Marx, and with him the founder of scientiﬁc socialism, wrote in the early 1890s in his analysis of the prospects before the German workers’ movement. He envisaged only one remaining serious obstacle – war: A war would change all that. . But if war is to break out . . one thing is certain. 1 F. Engels, ‘Socialism in Germany’, in K. Marx and F. Engels, Collected Works, Volume 27, Moscow, 1990, pp.
25 Schorske, op. , p. 127. 22 • Chapter Two In this period, it was seeking electoral effectiveness, to increase the number of votes won and candidates elected, during a period of relative social calm and reﬂux of the working class, and it was preoccupied with ensuring that internal conﬂicts did not weaken its electoral impact, and that the revolutionary phraseology of its radical wing or the demands of the least-favoured workers did not scare off potential voters amongst the democratic petty bourgeoisie and the most conservative strata of the workers.
But they remained in the same party, and lived in the same world, and this gave their disagreements a special complexion, because debates which are settled by compromises, and which are to lead to action, are more fruitful than dialogues of the deaf. 10 When, in 1878, Bismarck tried to crush the young party under the blows of his Exceptional Laws, one current in it declared itself in favour of accepting the restrictions which the law imposed. But this current, inspired by Karl Höchberg, which presented its ideas as being ‘realistic’, was quickly overcome by the Marxists.