While Americans generally condemn the use of political violence, the topic has been put into the spotlight in recent years. What can Thomas Jefferson and Karl Marx’s juxtaposing ideas teach us about the proper use of political violence?
Author information: David Brostoff is a first-year scholar at American University in Washington, DC. He is currently majoring in international relations, minoring in philosophy, and earning a certificate in political theory. After graduating from American University, David intends to pursue law school.
"The Tale of Two Revolutionaries: Jefferson, Marx, and the Proper Use of Political Violence,"
Compass: An Undergraduate Journal of American Political Ideas: Vol. 5:
2, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.jsu.edu/compass/vol5/iss2/2