Question 1. A recent investigation found that billionaires have profited “half a trillion dollars” from the COVID-19 pandemic (https://www.businessinsider.com/billionaires-net-worth-increases-coronavirus-pandemic-2020-7 (Links to an external site.)
Use Marx and Klein’s perspectives to explain how the pandemic is benefitting the billionaires. What role do you think the government has played to protect the common people by using public money?
Read the following instructions carefully:
- Each question should be answered in two pages maximum.
- Use the original terms and concepts from each theory without changing their meanings.
- Address all parts of a multi-part question. Each part will be graded separately.
- Answers should be analytical and argumentative based on theoretical reasoning as well as empirical evidence where necessary.