True. That’s why I can say it, and must. Many slaves and slave owners made arguments against abolition in the 1800s. It’s very hard to fully understand systems of exploitation when it’s the master who also feeds you. And even harder to revolt against them. That’s why I’m arguing for us to use this extended moment of pause to build up as many alternatives to exploitational employment as possible.

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