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A Manifesto of Emancipation

Marx drafted his 'Marginal Notes' in 1875 to underline what he perceived to be the shortcomings in the workers' programme. This drew on his earlier works and encapsulated new insights gleaned from the new forms of workers' struggles. For the first time, Marx also sketched his vision of a 'union of free individuals' that would be finally established with the disappearance of 'unfreedom' - both personal and material. Such a union would in the end lead to true socialism. However, these ideas were seen as too emancipatory by later followers of Marx like Lenin.



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