Wage Labor

Some articles on labor, wage labor, wages, wage:

Economic Democracy - Alternative Models
... He states that human-beings, the source of labor, do not reproduce for the sole purpose of providing the market with workers ... With the term "fictitious commodities", Polanyi claimed that land, labor, and money are all commodified under capitalism, though the inherent purpose of these ... money is a bookkeeping entry validated by law, and labor is a human prerogative, not a personal obligation to market economies ...
Anarchism And Capitalism - Anarchist Criticisms of Capitalism - Wage Labor
... They support wage labor as long as the employers and employees are paid equally for equal hours worked and neither party has authority over the other (this approach was put into ... principle, no individual profits from the labor of another ... Benjamin Tucker described the wages received in such an employer-employee relationship as the individual laborer's "full product." He envisioned that in such a society, every worker would be ...
Wage Slavery
... Wage slavery refers to a situation perceived as quasi-voluntary slavery, where a person's livelihood depends on wages, especially when the dependence is total and immediate ... term used to draw an analogy between slavery and wage labor highlighting unequal distributions of behavioral enrichment by focusing on similarities ... The term wage slavery has been used to criticize economic exploitation and social stratification, with the former seen primarily as unequal bargaining power between labor and capital (particul ...
Anarchism And Anarcho-capitalism - Capitalist Structures - Hierarchy, Class, and Employment
... They also argue that the system of wage labour, a staple characteristic of capitalism, is authoritarian and coercive in nature, and oppose class distinction between labourers and employers ... the means of production, nor universally reject wage labour as illegitimate hierarchy ... Nineteenth century individualist anarchist Stephen Pearl Andrews said, "The 'Wages System' is essentially proper and right ...

Famous quotes containing the words wage labor, labor and/or wage:

    By bourgeoisie is meant the class of modern capitalists, owners of the means of social production and employers of wage labor. By proletariat, the class of modern wage laborers who, having no means of production of their own, are reduced to selling their labor power in order to live.
    Friedrich Engels (1820–1895)

    It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919)

    It is the women of Europe who pay the price while war rages, and it will be the women who will pay again when war has run its bloody course and Europe sinks down into the slough of poverty like a harried beast too spent to wage the fight. It will be the sonless mothers who will bend their shoulders to the plough and wield in age-palsied hands the reaphook.
    Kate Richards O’Hare (1877–1948)