Wage Work

Some articles on wages, wage, wage work:

Wage Slavery - History
... The view that working for wages is akin to slavery was already present in the ancient world, beginning with the notion of prostitution as temporary slavery ... The first articulate description of wage slavery was made by Simon Linguet in 1763 The slave was precious to his master because of the money he had cost him… They were worth at least as much as ... Is that to be free? The view that wage work has substantial similarities with chattel slavery was actively put forward in the late 18th and 19th centuries by ...

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