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Marx was a Fan of America – “Arguably: Selected Essays” – Christopher Hitchens

July 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Communism, Democracy, History, Politics, Progressive Politics, US Politics

If you are looking for an irony of history, you will find it not in the fact that Marx was underpaid by an American newspaper, but in the fact that he and Engels considered Russia the great bastion of reaction and America the great potential nurse of liberty and equality. This is not the sort of thing they teach you in school (in either country).

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