Tuesday, April 18, 2006

HOTR on the Solution to 3rd World Labor

The Labor Service was the Republic’s response to the age-old excuse of capitalism as to why massive Third World immigration was needed. "White and even black Americans won't get their hands dirty or work up a sweat. Me must have all these brown coolies, or who will do the heavy sweaty stooping stuff?" In the Republic, everybody's children did. That meant everybody. Absolute equality of national service was the bedrock on which the system rested. Labor Service deferments for young people were even harder to get than military deferments for young men. Everybody's kids worked with their hands for a year. Even if they were blind and in a wheelchair, a job was found for them counting widgets by touch or something of the kind.

--"The Hill of The Ravens", pg. 62

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