1 thought on “POLITICAL THEORY: “Karl Marx” / The School of Life ☮

  1. If you asked Americans about Marx’s diagnoses of capitalism’s ills and quirks, without associating these diagnoses with Marx himself, I suspect most would agree with him. Associate these critiques with the name of Marx however, and you would get an entirely different response. Such has been the power of the capitalist class to shape American perceptions and keep them in check…witness the passivity in the face of wholesale, egregious, out-of-control income inequality.

    What is it about progressive ideas and social critiques that they cannot seem to generate the same dogged, blanket acceptance?

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