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Dalai Lama: 'I am a Marxist'

Kolkata - The Dalai Lama identified himself as a Marxist as he lamented growing economic inequality at a peace conference in India on Tuesday.

Review: Stefan Molyneux on Karl Marx

This is an interesting and amusing 40 minute rant against the man who founded what is arguably the greatest religion of our age.

Who was Che Guevara?

Che Guevara died 46 years ago today. Although his face is one of the most iconic images of his own or any generation, what do you actually know about him?

Op-Ed: The truth about Ralph Miliband

A furore erupted in UK politics last month over a "Daily Mail" article about the father of Labour leader Ed Miliband. Was it justified?

Reaction to historian Eric Hobsbawm's death

Eric Hobsbawm, a historian noted for his chronicles of social history since the Industrial Revolution up until the fall of the Berlin Wall, has died at 95.

Op-Ed: Eric Hobsbawm dies at the age of 95

London - Eric Hobsbawm died this morning in hospital. He was a truly great Marxist historian and leading intellectual. Whilst he will surely be sadly missed, the legacy of his works will remain a beacon of Enlightenment values for all.

Review: A look inside the new Bookmarks catalogue

London - Bookmarks, the 'radical' London bookseller, has a new catalogue out. Some of its listings will make entertaining reading, as long as they are not taken too seriously.

Op-Ed: Socialism chills world financial markets

Socialism is fine until you run out of other people’s money to spend,” or so goes the metaphor. Francois Hollande, the newly-elected President of France, will have an opportunity to prove such right-of-center prophesying false.

Review: A Marxist economist explains what is wrong with capitalism. Not

American economist Richard D. Wolff was born on April Fools' Day; in this interview with 'Russia Today', he shows why as he makes a complete and utter fool of himself.

Op-Ed: Who the Dickens was Major Douglas?

Next month sees the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. This year is also the 60th anniversary of the death of an even greater Englishman. But who was Major Douglas, and what is his legacy?

Glenn Beck: Activists to 'drag you into the streets and kill you'

Conservative talk personality Glenn Beck, commenting on the Occupy Wall Street protests from his web-based GBTV program, characterized the anti-capitalist activists as 'radicals' that will 'kill everybody.'

Chris Matthews: I am a Marxist when it comes to analysis

Host of MSNBC's "Hardball" Chris Matthews stated, after Republican Scott Brown won the Massachusetts seat, that he analyzes politics from a Marxist perspective.

Op-Ed: Spreading the Wealth Around? Don’t Spread that Phrase Around

Last night’s presidential debate made Joe the Plumber famous. His name was invoked well over twenty times by both candidates. Now it’s quite possible that Joe Wurzelbacher could actually win the election for McCain.

Before Wright and Ayers There Was 'Frank'

Despite attempts by the Obama campaign to disparage research into Obama’s obscured past as “swiftboating,” new troubling associations emerge daily raising questions as to why Obama consistently surrounded himself with Anti-American anarchists.

Op-Ed: Shame on American 'Exceptionalism'

Shame on Sarah Palin and shame on the failing John McCain campaign for targeting Barack Obama’s association with so-called domestic terrorists. That’s nothing more than race-baiting!

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