Karl Marx Traffic Signals

German Town Lights Its Streets to Honor ‘Father of Communism’ Karl Marx

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Karl Marx, the German-born philosopher credited as the father of communism after publishing The Communist Manifesto in 1848, isn’t the most celebrated icon around the world, but in his hometown of Trier, Germany, all of that angst of controversy is being thrown to the curb to celebrate his 200th birthday. …

Sources: Trier.de

Photos: Trier.de

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