Is it worth it? To get out of Omelas? I’ve thought about it countless times. If I could just save up a bit more money…then I think about the upkeep. 77 more words
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I remember seeing The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin as a kid in the 70s. I hadn’t the faintest idea what it was about then but used to laugh when the office chairs made a farting noise, when he imagined a hippo for his mother-in-law, and when CJ’s two obsequious subordinates said “Great” and “Super” in posh voices. 100 more words
From the Pontiac Tribune
Economic slavery, or wage slavery, refers to one’s total and immediate dependence on wages to survive.
Although people throughout history have had to work to get by, we now live in a culture where we are led to believe we have economic freedom, when unbeknownst to most citizens, we are in fact bound in servitude. 1,833 more words
Many enjoy this time of year because of the increased daylight hours and sunshine, and I must admit, I too have been out enjoying the sun and her benevolent rays (which we see rather little of in Northern Britain). 1,501 more words
One of the common left anarchist critiques of market anarchism, especially anarcho-capitalism, is the existence of “wage slavery”. Generally the concept is understood as such: Within contemporary capitalism, sometimes referred to as crony capitalism or state capitalism, there exists a compulsion to work for a wage. 990 more words