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"Wage slavery" specifically refers to wage laborers who are unable to do those things.

If you have the ability to find other jobs, go on holiday, join the army etc, you are by definition not a "wage slave," merely a wage laborer.




Sure, but then there's the [applicable to anyone] subtitle in this post...

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The subtitle is a question. The answer is "No." The term "Wage slave" is not applicable to most wage laborers, even in many famously terrible labor markets.

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