Was Karl Marx an Orientalist?
Scholar Kevin B. Anderson discusses Marx’s surprising conclusions on race and national oppression.
Critics of Marxism claim that it is incapable of recognizing forms of oppression that aren’t linked to a narrow understanding of class. They also accuse Karl Marx and those who followed in his footsteps of trying to fit the whole of human history into a rigid, unilinear model based on the experience of Western Europe. […]