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Economic Surpluses, Social Classes, And Inequality

Through The Lens Of Marxism

Tony Yiu
Alpha Beta Blog
Published in
4 min readApr 7, 2024

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The more history I read, the more I want to revisit the concept of inequality and where it comes from. I started thinking about this back in 2020 when the fiscal response to the COVID pandemic unleashed a growth in asset prices whose benefits skewed heavily towards the wealthy.

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Tony Yiu
Alpha Beta Blog

Data scientist. Founder Alpha Beta Blog. Doing my best to explain the complex in plain English. Support my writing: https://tonester524.medium.com/membership