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Working-class life in the United States is a series of daily interactions with petty dictators.

Our workplaces are dictatorships that hold measly paychecks over our heads in demand of daily subservience.
Our homes are owned by banks & landlords, who hold the threat of homelessness over our heads in demand of payments we cannot afford.

Creditors bombard us with phone calls, holding the threat of court action & wage garnishment over our heads in demand of payments we cannot afford
Utilities companies hold the threat of taking away electricity or heat over our heads in demand of payments we cannot afford.

Schools hold the threat of calling child protection on us if we cannot afford to feed, dress or house our children "properly" on these measly paychecks.
Cops are everywhere, telling us where to walk, how to act, frisking us on the street, and holding the threat of beatings or arrest over our heads in demand of blind obedience and stroking their sadistic egos.
Property "owners" threaten to shoot us dead if and when we make the mistake of walking on or near their property, which is seemingly everywhere.

Think about your life and ask yourself, am I free? If the answer is no, then why do you celebrate freedom?

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