Karl Marx and the Communist World Karl Marx and the Communist World
ReadOasis Step 4 Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a German philosopher, economist, and historian. He wrote mainly about economics and politics, and he is credited... Karl Marx and the Communist World

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Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a German philosopher, economist, and historian. He wrote mainly about economics and politics, and he is credited as the founder of communism. For Marx, the history of society has been the history of class struggles.

Marx attacked capitalism, the economic system where private owners (not the state) control business for profit. In capitalism, workers produce products and services for a free market. But free markets grant free and open competition, so wo...

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