Endless luxury, private ownership, free trade – they draw many to capitalism. Others criticize maximizing profit and unbridled greed. But how does economic reform really function?
Karl Marx was born 200 years ago and to celebrate, an exhibition in his hometown Trier looks at his life and work. DW spoke to historian Beatrix Bouvier to learn why Marx remains a relevant, if controversial, figure.
The economic theories of Karl Marx, born 200 years ago, became unchallengeable doctrine in many countries for much of the 20th century. We take a look at which of his ideas were right — and which were wrong.
Is it possible to say from what we know today whether Marx's analysis of capitalism and his explanations of the economic machine are basically either correct or incorrect?
Land reform has been costly for the Zimbabwean economy. But not for Zambia, where agriculture has benefited from Zimbabwean white commercial farmers. Is this a cautionary tale for South Africa and its land reform plans?
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