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Statue of Karl Marx in Trier, Germany

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jondwhite
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Statue of Karl Marx in Trier, Germany

https://www.thelocal.de/20170315/controversy-after-german-town-gifted-giant-karl-marx-statue-by-china

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The southwestern town of Trier - and birthplace of Karl Marx - has stirred up controversy after accepting a gift from China to commemorate the 200th birthday of the famed German philosopher.
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http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/lenin-statue-of-fremont

There is a large statute of Lenin in Seatle, Washington

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Marx looks awfully emaciated in the Trier model of the statue...

https://www.thelocal.de/userdata/images/article/49acb8b4521ee1e9b94d8405...

"I have no country to fight for; my country is the Earth, and I am a citizen of the World." - Eugene V. Debs

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mcolome1 wrote:

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/lenin-statue-of-fremont

There is a large statute of Lenin in Seatle, Washington

yes but it wasn't a gift from the pseudo communists of China

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mcolome1 wrote:

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/lenin-statue-of-fremont

There is a large statute of Lenin in Seatle, Washington

The Strange Story of Seattle's Suddenly Controversial Lenin Statue
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