Damning imperialism: Marx’s writing on China
Working for the ‘New York Daily Tribune’, Marx excoriated the British empire’s opium trade that brought China under its influence with a staggering human cost, writes NICK MATTHEWS.
The condition of the working class
Everything changes and yet everything stays the same.
Engels and entropy
When it comes to rejecting the Second Law of Thermodynamics, only fools would rush in where Engels feared to tread.
Engels and marriage
Friedrich Engels, whose 200th birthday falls on 28 November, had a very personal connection with Ireland. Soon after being sent to help run the family textile factory in Manchester in 1842 he met twenty-year-old Mary Burns, daughter of an Irish dyer.