According to the PAPD, a  document released by the CDC led government shows that less than 5% of the Liberian labor force is employed in the formal economy as wage laborers. Many Liberians who are willing and capable to work are either employed in the informal sector in the urban areas or eke out a living through subsistence farming in the rural communities. The peasants drift from the rural areas to the urban centers. But cannot find a market for their labor. Thus, they either become petite traders of retail commodities, daily hires or get involved with some other informal economic activities to earn an income to survive. Op-ed 

Happy labor day to the peasants who toil the land!

For Immediate Release Liberia doesn’t have a large and advanced working class, as we know it to be in an advanced capitalist society, suffice it to mean that majority of our population has not been drawn into the formal labor market. This is because of the underdevelopment of the productive forces or everything that is used to produce the means of subsistence is still wanting. According to the PAPD, a  document released by the CDC led government shows that less than 5% of the Liberian labor force is employed in…

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