Premium Content Upton Sinclair's Indictment of Wage Slavery in The Jungle
By Claire Wilson - February 08, 2005
The lash which drives [the modern slave—the slave of the factory, the sweat shop] cannot be either be seen or heard . . . This slave is never hunted by bloodhounds; he is not beaten to pieces by picturesque villains, nor does he die in ecstasies of religious faith. His religion is but another snare of his oppressors, and the bitterest of his…
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