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  1. May 2021
    1. fter nearly a century of debate between these two schools of thought (withlittle conciliation), I believe it is time to look for an alternative approach. Whatmakes the rich different, I propose, is not the productivity of their property or theirexploitation of workers. I

      The nuance with Marxist interpretation is very hard to get. If income derives from hierarchical power rather than productivity, how is it not economic extraction ? How is top-down control not alienation ?

    2. he plot shows the averagehierarchical power of individuals, grouped by income percentile. The average capitalistfraction of income is indicated by color.

      Average over what ? If it is averaged over income rank, what does the graph's width represent ?