Labor Ought to Earn a Decent Living

Music: Aria Variata, BVW989, Variation #1.
by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Performed by Brendan Kinsella at the Free Music Archive
under a Copyright-Only Dedication license.

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Labor ought to earn a decent living
As business cannot help serve social ends,
Because the good of all of us depends
On equity in taking and in giving.
Remember that the lives of those who labor
Determine the environment of home,
As one must live at last with everyone.
Yet some forget that wages shape behavior.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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