Tag: Karl Marx

Opinion | The Spread Of Negative Variance Of Democracy In Nigeria: A Highway To Perdition For The Masses

In The Atlantic Post Opinion Section, Ogbu A. Ameh writes: “Karl Marx, described ‘Democracy‘ as a pretence and sham, a facade behind which the real political power is exercised by some Oligarch.”

[Perspective] Notes on Leftist politics

Recently, a young man who teaches English in Abia State University phoned to inform me of an impending conference on the bicentenary of the birth of Karl Marx. But what the call provoked in me was not the remembrance of Marx and his enduring legacy but anger over the fact that some people still regularly irritate me with chants of “death of communism” and “disappearance of socialism.”