How Failed Marxist Predictions Led to the Postmodern Left

Stephen Hicks is a Canadian-American philosopher who teaches at Rockford University, where he also directs the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship. In 2004 he wrote Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault.

In this clip, he talks about what Marxism is, how it failed, and how the need for a new left movement led to postmodernism.