By Aleksandr Buzgalin and Andrey Kolganov, translated by Renfrey Clarke
for Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
March 23, 2009 -- The period at the end of 2008 and the beginning of 2009 was notable for
a whole range of developments. Two of them, however, seem to the authors to be
not only closely interconnected, but also of symbolic importance: a genuinely
profound economic crisis broke out, and along with it, sharply increased
interest came to be shown in the works of Karl Marx.