marxist marxist  /ˈmɑrk səst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an advocate of Marxism
  2. (n) emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
  3. (adj) following the ideas of Marx and Engels

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Former Al Gore press secretary slams plans to honor Che Guevara

    Another American commentator has put the boot into Irish plans to commemorate Marxist activist and South American born Cuban rebel Che Guevara. Writing on the website thecommentator.com , Haas has criticised the proposal to hold a festival commemorating Guevara in the County Clare resort of Kilkee.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Colombia says closer than ever to peace with rebels

    Santiago (AFP) June 27, 2013 Colombia is closer than ever to a peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels after 10 rounds of talks to end their half-century-old conflict, the country's foreign minister said Thursday. "We are convinced that this is the moment in which Colombia has been the closest to peace," Maria Angela Holguin told reporters after meeting her Chilean counterpart in Santiago ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Space War

  3. French appeals court upholds life term for Carlos the Jackal

    PARIS (Reuters) - Carlos the Jackal, the Marxist militant once one of the world's most wanted criminals, lost his appeal on Wednesday against conviction over deadly bomb attacks three decades ago in France. Ilich Ramirez Sanchez had appealed a guilty verdict handed down in December 2011 for masterminding four separate attacks on two trains, a train station and a Paris street that killed 11 ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The Marxist system, where it found its way into government, not only left a sad heritage of economic and ecological destruction, but also a painful destruction of the human spirit," Benedict said as he opened a two-week bishops' conference...
    on May 12, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It seems to me," Gates wrote, "that the only way that we can prevent disaster in Central America is to acknowledge openly what some have argued privately: that the existence of a Marxist-Leninist regime in Nicaragua closely allied with the...
    on Nov 8, 2006 By: Robert Gates Source: World War 4 Report

  3. In his memoir, Dreams of my Father, Obama wrote, "To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors:"
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Enter Stage Right

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