Angry students turn to Marx in their pursuit of revolution
“His name will endure through the ages, and so also will his work.” So said Friedrich Engels at the graveside of his friend, Karl Marx.
Nearly three decades after the demise of the Soviet Union, Marxist thought is enjoying a resurgence on university campuses as students facing worse life prospects than their parents are drawn to revolutionary ideas.
This week polling emerged showing that more than twice as many young people regard big business as a danger than are fearful of communism. The ComRes research also found that 18 to 24-year olds are most likely to believe that equality is more important than freedom.