Prager U Video: Who is Karl Marx?

Historic precedents crumble the utopian dreams of Marxism.

When writing The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx envisioned a road to utopia. He saw capitalism as an enemy, but everywhere his ideas were implemented, catastrophe and mass murder were the outcomes. In this video, Paul Kengor, Professor of Political Science at Grove City College, illuminates the life of the mild-mannered 19th Century German whose ideas led to the rise of some of the most brutal dictators in world history.

 

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