Wage Slavery

Manuel Amador smashes the idea that because nature compels a man to work a crappy job, he is a wage slave to his boss. I would add, that to the extent that the other choices listed in Amador’s rebuttal are coercively prohibited by third party individuals either working for government or not, or coercively made more costly, one is a wage slave. However, he is not made so by his boss, unless his boss in another capacity influences or supports the coercively acting third party individuals.


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Founder and editor of Everything-Voluntary.com and UnschoolingDads.com, Skyler is a husband and unschooling father of three beautiful children. His writings include the column series “One Voluntaryist’s Perspective” and “One Improved Unit,” and blog series “Two Cents“. Skyler also wrote the books No Hitting! and Toward a Free Society, and edited the books Everything Voluntary and Unschooling Dads. You can hear Skyler chatting away on his podcasts, Everything Voluntary and Thinking & Doing.