The Greening of Karl Marx

Stromberg, Roland
September 1977
National Review;9/2/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 34, p991
The article presents the author's views about the life of renowned social philosopher and economist, Karl Marx. A number of biographies have been written about the life of Marx. According to some of these biographies, Marx fathered an illegitimate son, a fact discovered in 1962 that is still never officially mentioned in the communist world. Sometimes, Marx contradicted his statements--and so can be quoted on both sides of most of the key issues related to communism and socialism. Marxism, that is, the system of thought developed by Marx, is entering its age of enlightenment.


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