The Communist Manifesto | Genius of the Modern World
In 1847, poor crop growth leading to famine brought political unrest which inspired the commissioning of Marx and Engels to write a manifesto for The Communist League.Tweet
Das Kapital | Genius of the Modern World
Bettany and an economic journalist use the example of an 1860s 9-year-old boy who worked a 15-hour shift every day as the benchmark for what Marx believed was wrong with capitalism.
Spread Of The Communist Ideology | Genius of the Modern World
The Bolshevik Revolution kickstarted the shift towards communism, but Russia didn't have the predicted variables of a well-established capitalist society that Marx had theorised.