Karl Marx

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    Class: the little word the elites want you to forget

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on March 04, 2020

    ARISTOTLE, Niccolò Machiavelli, Alexis de Tocqueville, Adam Smith and Karl Marx grounded their philosophies in the understanding that there is a natural antagonism between the...

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    Commodity fetishism

    Shams Noor Farhan | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2019

    In 1867, German philosopher Karl Marx published his most notable work Das Capital (Capital: Critique of Political Economy). Amongst various ground-breaking ideas introduced in this...

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    Of chocolate-cream soldiers

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2019

    CELEBRATIONS last week of two political thinkers and activists from the previous century who are dear to the Hindu right opened up room for a...

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    The obscured horror show

    Jason Holland | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    KARL Marx used a metaphor about a camera obscura to describe the contortions in the interpretations of ideology, and it’s also an interesting metaphor to...

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    Marx’s alternative

    Binay Sarkar | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    ‘IT IS true that Marx did not believe in drawing up recipes for the cookshops of the future, but he did describe the basis of...