Marx’s answer was ‘the theory of alienation’. He says that using money as a proxy in transactions (context of Marx’s theory of labour), alienates the worker who made the product, from the benefits and beauty of his work.
I observed that most Anti-Marxist libertarians haven’t read Marx in detail.
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The theory of alienation is what I like the most amongst Marx’s theories.

Do you think the rise of ‘Marx-like’ ideas in the West in recent times can be taken as an evidence in favour of the theory of alienation?

I would only like to add that alienation has a lower threshold. It leads to economic consequences (in terms of job choices) only above that threshold.

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