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Workplace exploitation is at least as old as the industrial revolution. But rather than using whips to make the assembly lines move ever-faster, today’s corporate exploiters use technology, devious work schedules, and lobbyists to extract more work from employees – for less pay. Walmart, for example, wants to provide next-day delivery for online customers by having its low-wage workforce use their own time and vehicles to drop-off packages as they go home after work. Economists have a technical term for these corporate ploys: “Stealing.”

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