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  • If you hire a person to clean your floor for $5/hour, that's exploitation because you're taking advantage of his poverty to get him to do what you want. It's assumed that he doesn't have the power to resist, given his situation.
  • Why, then, is a poverty-stricken person held accountable if he shoplifts? Isn't the theory that he can't help what he does, because he's so poor? If he can't consent to work for $5/hour, then how can he consent to shoplift?