The social revolution of the nineteenth century cannot draw its poetry from the...– Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte, 1852.
The nation appears to itself like that mad Englishman in Bedlam, who fancies...– Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte, 1852.
Marx, Arendt, Koselleck: Modernity as Historical... →
A spectre is haunting Europe—the spectre of Communism.Certainly, when Marx and Engels penned these words as the opening line to their 1848 Manifesto of the Communist Party they had meant to invoke communism as an actually existing movement whose imminent eventuality it was the task of the Manifesto to announce. More importantly, however, in drawing out their thesis concerning the development of...
Here I was again, working industriously as before, hoping to survive another...– Carlos Bulosan, America Is in the Heart, 1943.