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Published on Dec 25, 2011
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This video is meant to be used in group discussion of the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. It has a brief overview section, then 3 main sections, each divided into 2 parts of 10 to 15 minutes each. The video's outline appears at 3 min and 27 sec.
I. ELEMENTS a. Reflections on Motion & Change (at 0:07:17) b. Socio-economic Classes (at 0:15:34)
II. DYNAMICS a. Class Struggle (at 0:26:20) b. Human Productive Forces & Revolutionary Change (at 0:45:53)
III. EMERGING a. Birth of the Communist Manifesto (at 0:58:50) b. Class Consciousness (at 1:05:57)
This video appears in the DVD publication ED together with other educational materials on fundamental topics in democracy and socialism, including essays on 21st century socialism by Marta Harnecker, readings on democratic struggles from the Haitian Revolution to the Civil Rights Movement selected by Tim Johnson, an 8-part slide show on the U.S. Constitution by Carl Davidson, and a timely and informative essay on the current fight for full employment by Randy Shannon.