Saraykent City Of Turkey for A number of reformers, such as Robert Owen (1771 1858) argued that higher wages would not only break the cycle of poverty but it would also help the economy as well because workers would buy more goods, which would then help the British economy. Thomas Robert MALTHUS (1776 1834) who strongly endorsed the classical liberal belief in scarce resources contended that capitalists were always likely to possess the lion’s share of those resources, so what was left for poor workers would never be enough to lift them out of their miserable state. John Stuart MILL (1806 1873), on the other hand, believed that if workers were educated so that they developed a sense of social class and understood the value of freedom of association, they would reject the capitalist system and establish their own cooperatives, allowing the workers to share the profits rather than making capitalists richer. Socialism. Like Locke, Karl MARX (1818 83) believed that each worker owned the fruits of his or her labor. Not having control of one’s own labor, Marx thought, resulted in exploited workers who became more wretched as the number of goods produced increased. worker 919 However, increased production made workers poorer and did not improve their lives. Saraykent City Of Turkey 2016.