Karl Marx and 1848

Marx misread his times, but we can hardly blame him.

Revolutionaries in Berlin in March 1848, waving the revolutionary flags (public domain)

The path to understanding Marx begins by understanding this excerpt from The Communist Manifesto:

A spectre is haunting Europe — the spectre of Communism. All the Powers of old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre…




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Douglas Giles, PhD

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Philosophy professor reaching beyond the ivory tower and digging deeper. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles, @DGilesPhd, InsertPhilosophyHere.com.

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