Karl Marx, pivotal cultural critic and economist

Happy Cinco de Karl Marx’s 199th birthday!

Rahul Maganti says:

Mihir Shah, former member of the Planning Commission and my professor at Ashoka University once said, “You can’t understand modernity and capitalism without understanding Marx. If you don’t understand them, you can’t understand yourself.”

Happy Birthday, Comrade. 199, and counting.

Now read this to understand how much Marx’s philosophy influences your thinking (in a good way!) even if you think communism is ridiculous:

A Non-Marxist’s Gratitude for Karl Marx” (Avijit Pathak, The Wire)