Workers struggle with slave wages

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    She rents a shack for N$550 in Havana, one of the many informal settlements in Katutura.

    After paying rent, Ananias pays anything between N$100 and N$120 for water a month. There is no electricity where Ananias stays, so she uses gas.

    She needs about N$400 for basics such as sugar, maize meal, bathing soap, roll-on and body lotion per month.

    For transport to work, Ananias spends N$560 per month, while her sister, who is in Grade 11, needs N$400 per month.

    “My sister sometimes gets a lift from school friends, and that N$10 is then saved for another day,” Ananias said.
    Workers struggle with slave wages - The Namibian

    Work six days a week and live in a squatter's camp with poor sanitation. There needs to be a whole 'nother way to do this.
     
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    There is. :thup:
     
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    Most Third World countries have the labor force and the raw materials to have a successful economy. The problem is their corrupt lawless politicians, and that is also the danger of our Democratic Party.
     
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    The problem is capital exploitation.
     
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    Slaves don't get wages
     
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    That's right, they were provided with just enough subsistence to maintain their ability to work.
     

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