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Karl Marx was a German scholar who lived in the nineteenth century Hespent most of his life studying thinking and writing about history andeconomics A many years of study much of it spent in England he believedthat he understood more deeply than anyone who had ever lived before himwhy there is injustice i worldHe said that all injustice and inequality is a result of oneunderlying conflict in society He called it a class struggle that isa conflict bet the class of people who can afford to own money- producingbusinesses whom he called capitalists or the bourgeosie and theclass of people who do not surplus money to buy businesses and who aretherefore forced to work for wage whom he called workersMarx said that because it was always in the economic interest ofcapita to take advantage of or exploit workers nothing could persuadecapitalists change their ways In other words peaceful progess towardequality and social justice was impossible The only way to establishjustice he said was for t workers to overthrow the capitalists by meansof violent revolution He urged workers around the world to revolt againsttheir rulers Workers of the world unite he wrote You have nothing tolose but your chainsAnother thing Marx taught was that organized religion the churcheshelp capitalists to keep the workers quiet and obedient Religionaccording to Mar the opiate of the masses The church tells workingpeople to forget about the injustice they meet in their lives and to thinkinstead of how wonderful it will in the after- life when they go to heavenMarx with his colleague Engels spread his ideas in two famousbooks Capital and The Communist ManifestoIn the early years of the twentieth century Russia was ready for theide Marx The Russian people were extremely discontented with their rulerTsar Nicholas II who had little interest in governing and was neglectingthe count badly Making conditions even more miserable for the people werethe hardships the First World War and a particularly cold winterBy 1917 the
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