Karl Marx Begins Publishing Neue Rheinische Zeitung

Karl Marx Begins Publishing Neue Rheinische Zeitung

Neue Rheinische Zeitung: Organ der Demokratie, 19 June 1848
Source: John Mayall

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The Neue Rheinische Zeitung: Organ der Demokratie ("New Rhenish Newspaper: Organ of Democracy") begins publishing in Cologne, Germany, under the direction of Karl Marx. It only publishes until May 1849, but it becomes one of the most important publications of the Germany 1848 Revolutions.

This is the second newspaper published by Karl Marx. Five years earlier he published the Rheinische Zeitung ("Rhenish Newspaper"), but it was censored by government authorities after a year of publication.

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