Reading the Communist Manifesto today

Ben Hillier examines the continuing relevance of Marx and Engels’ Communist Manifesto, in an article written for the Australian socialist newspaper Red Flag. Karl Marx and Frederick Engels WHY READ the Communist Manifesto of 1848? It was written 30 years before the invention of the telephone, at a time when half of English children didn’t live to see their fifth birthday. The pamphlet was commissioned … Continue reading Reading the Communist Manifesto today