The Struggling Vineyards That Helped Inspire Karl Marx’s Communism

$4 Wine, Gastro Obscura, Politics

A SPECTRE IS HAUNTING TRIER, Germany—the spectre of Karl Marx. Today, tourists to the small Rhineland city visit the house where Marx was born and gaze at the armchair he died in. They take selfies in front of a larger-than-life Marx statue, gifted to the city in 2018 by the Chinese government. 

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