It would have been better had the author not been an anti-communist. He made straw man arguments out of Capital, useless book.
Author should have tried harder to capture the essence of Marx's work, not refute it (using straw man arguments.
Good ideas and useful information but fails to break free of capitalist paradigm and spends way too much time on prostitution.
It appears that the authors like the US and this book is propaganda disguised as scholarly research meant to justify and also downplay US Imperialism. It glosses over the fact that not just some, but all of the natural resources the US enjoys to this day are the result of a massive theft. Much of the labor used to found the US was done by slaves. Much of the labor performed to this day is done by women and minorities who get paid decidedly less to do the same jobs as white men. I say these things not to criticize Americans or anything like that, but to highlight the ridiculousness of a theory of wealth/economics/freedom etc that doesn't address reality. This theory may be scholarly success and a hit with the ivory tower crowd, but its not useful or enlightening to anyone looking for truth.
It should be in the fiction section.
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