Marxism

Definition

A theory of economic and political development based on the ideas and published works of German philosopher Karl Marx. Marxism states that capitalism, which displaced feudalism, will be replaced by socialism when workers take over society. Marxism provides the core ideas of modern Communism and Socialism.

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In hopes to reduce the struggle between the classes, Karl Marx created Marxism which proposed the idea of a classless, socialist society.

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Hitler and the Germans, Mussolini and the Italians, and Stalin and the Russians; all were followers of the newly discovered Marxism.

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My brother is a believer in Marxism and wants the government to take over all factories and shops to prevent the wealthy from harming the poor.

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