Please read them and think about them in connection to the 17th contradiction: alienation and paper 3 prompt. Also, pay attention to how they are discussing the same thing (alienation) but from different political, economic, and sociological frameworks.
Branko Milanovic (professor of economics and former economist at the World Bank, writing at globalinequality blog):
David Brooks (conservative columnist at the NY Times)
Paul B. Farrell (writing for pro-capitalist Market watch .com, published by Dow Jones):