FEATURE-Marx and capitalism make strange bedfellows in China

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By Erin Prelypchan HANGZHOU, China, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Karl Marx would be rolling in his grave if he knew what was going on at Chinese chemical and farming group Transfar. About 150 employees at the 16-year-old private firm on China's rich eastern coast meet each month to discuss gravely how Marxist thought -- which fervently opposes private property -- can help them become better capitalists. "Communist Party membership serves two functions in a private company," says Chen Jie, who ...

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