Visitors look at a painting at an exhibition to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx at the National Museum in Beijing on May 5. Photo: AP

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier reminds young Chinese of ‘havoc’ caused by Marxism

  • Philosopher demanded freedom of the press, humane working conditions, universal education and political rights for women, leader says
  • But Germans cannot talk about Marx without also thinking of the havoc wrought in his name in eastern Germany and Europe, he says
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Visitors look at a painting at an exhibition to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx at the National Museum in Beijing on May 5. Photo: AP
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