Karl Marx is best known for his posthumously titled theory of Marxism. It views economics as the primary motivating and guiding factor for people and governments. The focus on private property creates a class system betw... More »

Karl Marx's theory of social change relates to the class struggle that defined the 19th century, namely that of the ruling classes (the bourgeoisie) suppressing the working classes (the proletariat), and as a result Marx... More »

Karl Marx was a political economist who studied and shared beliefs on the sociological effects of society and how it would eventually lead to the creation of the ultimate utopia. More »

Karl Marx is quoted as saying "religion is the opiate of the masses." He suggested that people were happy with their existence, no matter what its condition, because of religion. More »

Karl Marx's main ideas are labor theory of value, class struggle, alienation and communism. He is the co-founder of Marxism and has published many books, the two most famous being "Das Kapital" and "The Communist Manifes... More »

Karl Marx was highly influential in the founding of sociology and is regarded as the founder of the sociopolitical theory known as Marxism. His socialist work as a journalist got him exiled from the countries of Belgium ... More »

Karl Marx's theory of social change relates to the class struggle that defined the 19th century, namely that of the ruling classes (the bourgeoisie) suppressing the working classes (the proletariat), and as a result Marx... More »