Karl Marx (1818-1883)

A mindmap of what Karl Marx said about Socialism, Capitalism, Communism and the Base/Super Structure Model of Society.

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  • Karl Marx (1818-1883)
    • Base/Super Structure Model of Society
      • The Base shapes the Super Structure.
      • The Super Structure legitimates the base.
      • The Base is the Means of Production (things you need to make stuff).
    • Capitalism
      • Bourgeoisie own the Means of Production.
      • Bourgeoisie exploit the Proletariat to make more money.
      • Communist Manifesto (1848) "Workers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but your chains."
    • Socialism
      • Means of Production are communally owned and run by the state for the benefit of everyone.
    • Communism
      • Everyone is equal - No classes.
      • No ownership and no money; everything is shared.
      • "From each according to need. From each according to ability."


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