chapter  1
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Marx’s Manifesto after Communism’s Collapse

Some of the most interesting comments were offered by shrewd non-Marxists in such publications as the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the New Yorker, the London Times Literary Supplement, and the London Review of Books.1 The point they make is that, of course, the vision of a workingclass revolution that would usher in a shining communist future has proved to be a colossal illusion, but that to understand the workings of the capitalist economy, Marx’s analysis continues to be remarkably relevant.