“Once upon a time, people yearned to be free of the misery of capitalism. How could their dreams come true?” That’s how the promotion for a new book for kids about the wonders of communism starts out. The book, “Communism for Kids,” has been published by a major U.S. university publisher, MIT Press, and is now available in paperback or Kindle on Amazon. The book, penned by German author Bini Adamczak and translated by Jacob Blumenfeld and Sophie Lewis, teaches children the tenets of Karl Marx through a series of fairy tales.

Adamczak reportedly specializes in political theory and “queer politics.” His thesis is that communism is “not that hard” but has not been implemented in the right way. “This little book proposes a different kind of communism, one that is true to its ideals and free from authoritarianism,” according to the jacket description. The book uses cartoon drawings of “lovable little revolutionaries” to help convince kids of the “evils” of capitalism. READ MORE