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Marxism

The economic and social philosophy espousing free access to goods and services, the lack of distinction between classes, the lack of state or government, and common ownership (not state ownership) of the means of production. Marxism asserts that the proletariat (those with no access to capital but who provide most of the labor) will inevitably overthrow the capitalist class and that the state, after a brief period in which it controls the means of production, will fade away to create an ideal society. Marxism is a type of communism. It is named for 19th-century economic philosopher Karl Marx.
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Collaborative compiled and co-edited by Guglielmo Carchedi and Michael Roberts, "World in Crisis: Marxist Perspectives on Crash & Crisis" is groundbreaking volume that brings together Marxist scholars from around the world to offer an empirically grounded defense of Marx's law of profitability and its central role in explaining capitalist crises.
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The Marxist had climbed out of the shower, into a blue bathrobe and, though the moon was but a suggestion above, a lunar mania.