Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels - Communist Manifesto

Episode 63 · October 18th, 2020 · 44 mins 39 secs

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Reading the Left from a conservative perspective series

Marx and Engels see the world as a story of class struggle. Oppressor and oppressed facing off in constant opposition. During the industrial revolution, the authors identify the bourgeoisie as the oppressor who exploits the proletariat. The authors declare communism the solution, including the abolition of private property and the centralization of industry and finance.