Karl Marx's Theory Of Politics And Society

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Karl Marx was born on 1818 in Trier Prussia, which is now present day Germany, and died 1883 in London (Zinn, P. pp). He was an economist, historian, philosopher, and a revolutionary socialist during his time; he is most know for the Communist Manifesto, which was published in 1848 and gave way to the Communist party (Zinn, P. pp). Marx was born into a somewhat well-off “bourgeois” family, where he began to study humanities at the University of Bonn (Zinn, P. pp). He then left after a year and began at the University of Berlin, where his interest of the Young Hegelians begins (Zinn, P. pp). He was very into politics and was active in different kinds of movements. After finishing school he had written several articles, doctrines, and books. …show more content…
Then he came up with Marxism, which was the collective ideas of Marx’s theories of economics, politics, and society itself (Zinn, P. pp).
Marx believed that societies automatically progress through an endless class struggle between the bourgeoisie ownership class and the proletariat working class (Mehring, Franz, Karl Marx). Marx stated that the Communist party would not organize against the other working parties, that there is a common connection between the Communist party and the proletariat parties (Mehring, Franz, Karl Marx). He goes on to lay out ten main points of the Communist Manifesto: 1. “The abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to public purpose.” 2. “A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.” 3. “Abolition of all right of inheritance.” 4. “Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and
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This quote expresses the essence of his thesis and overall main idea of the Communist Manifesto. Just like many before me I am going to interpret Marx’s quote and try to extract the meaning and ideas of his utopian Communism way of

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