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Soft selling socialism and communism

Karl MarxWhen Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels first published the Communist Manifesto in 1848, it immediately was met with resistance within the nations of Europe.  What they proposed, an uprising of the working class and the installation of a government based on a new and revolutionary theory.  This revolutionary theory – communism – was promoted by Marx and Engels as the ultimate development in governmental theory.  Within the communist framework, the simple philosophy of each according to his ability, each according to his need became the foundation of this new structuring of society. 

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