Analysis Of The Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx And Frederick Engels

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The Communist Manifesto written by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels discusses the history of class conflicts. Marx and Engels talks about how the direction of all the societies is determined by the modes of production. Modes of production are the varied ways that human beings produce the means in order to survive and continue to support human beings. Marx specifically believed that modes of production could characterize human history. They believe that once the mode of production does not satisfy the societies there will be a revolution between the classes. Marx and Engels predict that if a revolution does occur in the future, it will be between the proletariat and the bourgeoisies. A proletariat is someone who is in the working class or would be working what is known as a blue collared job. On the other hand a bourgeois is someone who is in the middle class and known for materialistic values. Another way Marx represent the classes was the social class who owned the means of production and those who did not. In The Communist Manifesto the authors claim that the bourgeois are not fit to rule anymore and the working class (proletariats) will take over and create a …show more content…
If you own the factory then you have the power to control the working process. As the owner, you decide how much a person works, and how much they get paid. Marx disagrees with the equal exchange that most businesses have today. This idea of a worker giving a certain amount of hours of work and the boss has to pay them enough money to compensate for the work. Many companies are increasing how many things workers put together in a minute, but do not pay them more for the increased amount of work they are doing. The owners can exploit the workers so they work harder and longer but are not paying them because of

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