The late sociologist looked at existing 'utopias' that could herald a world after capitalism.
It's been 100 years since the murder of Marxist revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg.
The University of Reading wrongly judged that Geras' essay, which discusses political violence, might fall foul of the government's Prevent strategy.
Marx believed that exploitation of workers and of nature went hand-in-hand.
A scholar of literary radicalism asks whether Marx's writings are at all relevant to the world's struggles with inequality today and why he's no longer being relegated to the dustbin of history.
Marx's spectre still haunts everything from economics to politics to literature. Here's where to start if you want to know more.
Thinking with Karl Marx on his 200th birthday means recognising the importance of thought.
Some say the gig economy is capitalism's final victory, but maybe it's not.
This is certainly a moment to bring Engels's shade out of the shadows.
A furious Twitter row between a TV personality and South African politician about slavery sheds light on the failings of arguments in 280 characters.
The climate crisis is a complex scientific problem. New systems have to be developed through democratic systemic reforms.
Jordan Peterson is now a right-wing darling for his views on everything from transgender people, the #MeToo movement and political correctness on campus. But he's not saying anything new.
How a journalist from Nebraska chased the 'Soviet dream' all the way to Russia, only to be expelled on accusations of espionage.
Generational rebellion is an enduring feature of all societies. Indeed, it is the dynamic through which societies renew themselves and move forward.
The people who voted for the new American president may not be as hard for the Left to reach as it may appear.
After two decades of political dominance, the electoral performance of the ANC is at its lowest since it became the governing party of South Africa in 1994. But is the party really unraveling?
A brave foreign policy changed history in Angola and South Africa.
A Brave New World of worklessness and a universal wage is attracting advocates across the political spectrum.
Given the conservative stand of the Catholic Church on gays and lesbians, Pope Francis had a wonderful opportunity to extend his message of tolerance to both the religious and social realms.
Student protests in South Africa saw triumph for the hashtag and success for the slogan. What lies beyond this as students push for genuine change in universities?