“Labor was the …
“Labor was the first price, the original purchase money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labor that all the wealth of the world was originally purchased; an its value, to those who possess it, and who want to exchange it for some new productions, is precisely equal to the quantity of labor which it can enable them to purchase or command.” – Adam Smith
The question now becomes, what value do the elites of the world place on the labor that produces the wealth they enjoy?
What value do they place, not on their own labor, but on their lives relative to the rest of the social and environmental bodies that they cannot separate themselves from?
Because the social and environmental worlds are rumbling.
And, as history has shown, these periods are not good periods to be a member of the elite, financially or politically.
All things come down upon them, when they ignore and/or disregard the social, economic and environmental worlds that have enabled them to live, let alone, be well.
We’ve seen what kind of value they place on their workers and the labor that produces their wealth.
Shouldn’t they reap the value of what they are sowing now?
Think about it.
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