Marxism: Who/Whom?

February 1981
National Review;2/20/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p139
The author comments on an article written by journalist Kenneth Minogue in "Policy Review" journal in 1981 which explored the concept of Marxism. Minogue wrote that the strike conducted by Polish workers may be taken as a finally decisive piece of evidence that no individual who had to live Marxism actually believed the stuff any more. He added that it only survived as a hobby among some intellectuals who inhabited the protected academic reservations of Europe and the U.S. The writing style of Minogue should not give the wrong impression. His entire analysis of Marxism as the apologetics of power explored an original and practical approach to the dismal pseudo-science.


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