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K is for Karl: Machine

Alternative title
Machine (Episode 5)
Synopsis
A series of five short films on the ideas of Karl Marx to commemorate the 200th anniversary of his birth.
In the fifth and final episode, journalist Paul Mason Mason explains the importance of the machine and the impact of rapid automation. His discussion addresses, among other things, the famous "Machine Fragment" from Marx’s Grundrisse." [3 minutes]
The other films are: Communism, Revolution, Alienation and Exploitation. Commissioned by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
Series
K is for Karl
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2018
Year of production
2018
Subjects
Philosophy
Keywords
automation; labour (employment); Marx, Karl; Information technology; knowledge share

Online availability

URI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh0bBHCyL3A
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Director
Theopi Skarlatos
Animator
Made in Motion
Contributor
Paul Mason

Publisher

Name

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation

Email
info@rosalux.org
Web
https://www.rosalux.de/en/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+49-(0)30-44310221
Address
Franz-Mehring-Platz 1
Berlin
10243
Germany

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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