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that clarifies ~roblems and deepens understanding of the experiences of life in
We all know that in any situ.?.tion the ~Jresence of even
one ~1erson who clearly grasps its essential eler,1ents is ::n immense asset.
greater the numbers of such -Jeople - the fewer who act by rule of thlll!lb because
they have no theoretical principles to guide them - the stronger will such
We know how much our Library has to give.
Let usmake sure that others
know 1 too, and SJ make this special year a landmark in our history!
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A NEW YEAR'S GIFT TO THE WORKERS
l25th Anniversary of the Communist Manifesto
In the closing days of 1847 ;md the first dnys of 1848, Marx n", becDl!le the Communist Workers' Educational Society 1
and continued in existence under various changes of name right up to the First
The name of "communist" was chosen by revolutionnry socialists
because so many other brands of "socir>.lism 11 were then (8.S naw) being preached.
In the Introduction to a reprint of Marx' pamphlet on the trial of the Cologne
Communists, Marx and Engels, Selected Works (1951), Vol. 4, p.310.