Pros And Cons Of The International Labour Organization

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The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is a United Nations agency tackling with labour problems, social protection and work opportunities for all, aimed to promote peace and prosperity throughout the world. But it has recently predicted that more than 5 million people will become unemployed worldwide in the next 2 years.
In fact, global unemployment registered an increase of 3.4 million in the number of jobless people only this year; with an additional rise of 2.7 million expected in 2018, taking joblessness to more than 200 million for the first time.
Despite this , the organisation is striving to guarantee a decent work environment worldwide and it is clear that these statistics are a serious threat for the future.
In this essay, I’ll analyse the issue from the perspective of the German economist Karl Heinrich Marx (1818-1883), highlighting in particular his theories regarding the dilemma.

It is generally accepted that Marx’s most influential theories were published in the Communist Manifesto (1848), a book that mostly emphasised on the conflict within the society, between the bourgeoisie ( middle-class) and the proletariat (working-class). The philosopher believes that Capitalism is an economic system in which the means of production are privately owned by the middle-class, who use and exploit the proletariat labour to produce goods.. According to the German economist, the working-class would eventually realise that they have the power to change things through
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