Preserving Marx’s Thought without the ‘ism’
Why the search for an alternative development model does not work with Marx alone. But without him either.
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 16:18
With the dissolution of the socialist camp and after the implosion of the Soviet Union at the beginning of the 1990s, Karl Marx was regarded as finished. Capitalism achieved a legitimation bonus. Francis Fukuyama spoke of the ‘end of history’. An entire decade-and-a-half later, the global financial crisis broke out, pulled the real economy into the abyss, and reinvigorated interest in the work of the one who had been declared dead.