Originally Posted by SpiderMatt
Well, Karl Marx failed to become a credible economist when his economic theory failed to hold any water. Makes sense for him to be left out.
But nobody yet has actually tried to implement his economical theories as he intended them to be implemented. Marx would spin in his grave if anyone tried to tell him that the Soviet Union, etc, were "communist" countries in the sense that he understood the word "communism". Marxism certainly is not
the sort of totalitarianism that existed in those countries.