Ideas & Debates
Marx is Back
A young printworker in Buenos Aires discovers a book that will transform the way he sees society. After a friend and coworker passes him the Communist Manifesto, things start to change dramatically in his life. The worker's "encounters” with Marx take him on a path of hard-to-swallow truths and jarring revelations.
November 18, 2015
"Marx ha vuelto". Burgueses y proletarios [Cap. 1°] basado en el Manifiesto Comunista. - YouTube
The sentence, “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggle," echoes repeatedly in his head. The printworker soon finds himself alongside the rank-and-file at his workplace, going on strike — defying both boss and union bureaucracy.
Events evolve at a dizzying pace as the thoughts of the two German revolutionaries are melded in this fascinating fictional story.
Based on the Communist Manifesto, this miniseries was written and recorded by the PTS (Socialist Workers Party) of Argentina in the year 2013.