Marxism and Poverty

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  • Marxism and Poverty
    • What do Marxists say about Poverty?
      • money is the main motivation for work
        • unequal rewards motivate workers co compete for wages
      • the ruling class exploit the majority of the population
        • a few control the many
    • Marxists views on causes of poverty
      • the wealth of the ruling class is created by paying lowest possible wages
      • the poor act as a warning to the rest of society
      • the poor act as a starting point to which other workers compare themselves to
    • what is Marxism?
      • socio - political view of society
      • the rich (bourgeoisie) exploit the poor (proletariat)
      • argues that societies problems are due to capitalism
    • Marxist Solutions
      • COMMUNISM - equal pay no matter what job you do
        • nobody will ant the harder jobs
        • prevents exploitation
        • - encourages laziness
  • what is Marxism?
    • socio - political view of society
    • the rich (bourgeoisie) exploit the poor (proletariat)
    • argues that societies problems are due to capitalism

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