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Timothy Shenk

Timothy Shenk is a Carnegie Fellow at the think-tank New America.

Loyalty to Marx

Timothy Shenk, 28 June 2017

‘Marxism​ is still very young, almost in its infancy,’ Jean-Paul Sartre wrote in 1957, more than seventy years after Karl Marx’s death. Sartre had first read Marx three decades earlier when he, too, was still very young. At the time, the author of Capital had seemed a figure of merely historical interest. ‘Here are the conceptions of a German intellectual who lived...

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