Countries in Africa are integrally part of “the system we have today”; their poverty is part of our…
Rufus Polson

Food for thought.

These are people who earned less before they became part of the middle class. Similarly unions helped people earn better wages, but the wages they were earning (before unions) were better than the wages on farms. That is why they came to factories in the first place.

You might consider sweat shop workers as poor (compared to you), but they consider themselves well off, compared to the ones who do not have those jobs.

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