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Unformatted text preview: character. Marx goes on to refute the argument that the abolition of property would breed laziness amongst the masses, explaining that if that were true, then the bourgeoisie would have already experienced it. Marx then calls current thought on issues like family and education a clap trap. Marx issues a series of demands, which will later be called the planks of Communism; included among these are the goals of abolition of property, graduated income tax, centralization of credit and transportation, and free education. He further explains that world politics will reap the benefits of a proletariat revolution. In his third section, Sot and Communist Literature , Marx explains, analyzes, and ultimately defends Communists in various countries, giving the reader a picture of the current state of politics at the time. He urges the Proletariat to unite in hopes of achieving the goals outlined above....
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- Fall '10
- Karl Marx