• When you read Marx (or Jesus) this way, you come to see that real wealth is not material wealth and real poverty is not just the lack of food, shelter, and clothing. Real poverty is the belief that the purpose of life is acquiring wealth and owning things. Real wealth is not the possession of property but the recognition that our deepest need, as human beings, is to keep developing our natural and acquired powers to relate to other human beings.

    Grace Lee Boggs, Scott Kurashige (2011). “The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century”, p.60, Univ of California Press