Topic archives: Karl Marx

Crikey Quiz: Fran Drescher or Karl Marx?

February 23, 2018 4

The Nanny's Fran Fine was called "the lady in red" for a reason.

Rundle: how radical gender theory hijacked Marxism — and why we need to get it back

June 3, 2016 44

As the conditions of material economic revolution have faded, social and cultural struggles have come to the fore. And that's the problem.

In search of lost time: nostalgia for a workers’ paradise that never existed

September 7, 2015 12

It's easy to romanticise a working-class suburb and factory life for one who escaped them both.

Half marks on Karl Marx

September 2, 2011 27

Crikey readers have their say.

What was Left after the global economic collapse?

August 17, 2009

The GFC should have been the greatest moment ever for the Left. But why hasn't a viable political and economic alternative emerged? Did the Left miss their big chance?

Karl Marx: so hot right now

Karl Marx: so hot right now

May 18, 2009

The GFC has sparked a renewed interest in the works of Karl Marx, with sales of Das Kapital booming. Leo Panitch explains why Marx is a man for our times.