How would Marx cope with the neoliberal university?

This TED talk raises important issues about the intensification in the growth of inequality which can be seen throughout the world, particularly in terms of the the super-rich at the very top of the income distribution. It’s a good talk but is there not something slightly strange about the way this is discussed in a TED context? If Marx was around in 2013 would he be giving TED talks? After all, Marx would not have coped well in the 2013 university so perhaps he would have been forced to hit the international conference circuit in order to ensure a demonstrable ‘impact’:

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