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Look who's picking up the tab for Karl Marx's birthday bash: China

World May 4, 2018

Look who's picking up the tab for Karl Marx's birthday bash: China

Karl Marx's home town is holding a party for the "Communist Manifesto" author's bicentenary, and China is paying for the birthday gift. Trier, in western Germany, is bracing for big crowds for the 200th anniversary of Marx's birth this weekend, with political speeches, competing demonstrations ...