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"Capital is dead labour which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labour… By incorporating living labour-power into the material constituents of capital, the latter becomes an animated monster."--Das Kapital, 1867, Karl Marx

"I owe my soul to the company store."--"Sixteen Tons" (1946) by Merle Travis

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Labour or labor may refer to:


See also

  • Division of labor
  • Labour movement, the development of a collective organization of working people
  • Labor union, an association of wage-earners meant to maintain or improve conditions of employment
  • Labour relations, the study of the relationship between management and workers
  • Workforce, the labour pool, the people working in a company, industry, nation or other group
  • Child labour, the employment of children under an age determined by law or custom
  • Unfree labour, slavery or penal labour
  • Bonded labor (debt bondage) is a system of unfree labour where a person must work to pay off a debt

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