Does Marxism have a future? It seems quixotic even to ask this question at a time when it hardly has a present. Everyone these days knows that Marxism is finished; that whatever was right in Marx’s thinking was long ago assimilated into the mainstream intellectual culture, and that everything else has been proven wrong beyond a reasonable doubt. Marxism’s demise was precipitous. But, by all accounts, it was decisive and irreversible. Therefore, Marx and the ism identified with his name are of historical interest only. Anyone who thinks otherwise is blind to the obvious. What follows here challenges this consensus view.