The Influence of Karl Marx From politics to philosophy to academics, Karl Marx made a lasting imprint on the face of history. But how relevant is he in the post-Cold War era?
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From politics to philosophy to academics, Karl Marx made a lasting imprint on the face of history. But how relevant is he in the post-Cold War era?

On this May Day, Ray Suarez looks at the lasting influence of Karl Marx and how he changed the direction of the world.

Guests:

Douglas Kellner, Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin; and author of Critical Theory, Marxism, and Modernity

Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology, Graduate School of the City University of New York; and co-author of Regulating the Poor: The Functions of Public Welfare