Ernest Mandel was one of the most innovative Marxist thinkers of the second half of the twentieth century. Ge was a "professional revolutionary" who invested all his energy, knowledge and vast personal culture in the struggle for socialism and in the building of a revolutionary party and the Fourth International. At the same time, Mandel maintained a hectic pace of scholarly activity; he is the author of several books: Marxist Economic Theory; Trotsky: A Study in the Dynamic of his Thought and Late Capitalism, among others.
This documentary looks back at Mandel's life and 60 years of struggles: form the Civil War in Spain to the fall of the Berlin Wall, with segments on Algeria, Che Geuevara, Vietnam, the 1960-61 Belgian general strike, may 68, Portugal, Chile, feminism, ecology, workers control, the Sandinistas and more.
Mar 22, 2009, 17:40:55
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