Forcing someone to provide you a service is slavery in its own way.
Are they getting paid? If yes, than no, it's not slavery.
Thomas Jefferson gave his slaves cash for their work. Were they still slaves?
Well, there's gray area, as his slaves were inherited, he did treat them as property etc, but he was an early abolitionist.. Jefferson was an interesting case, and you can even make the argument that in modern
Slavery, like sex workers in India and Bangladesh etc, that technically they get paid, but I'm speaking more toward the question which quite obviously aimed at the anti discrimination issue. I should have been more specific in
My post, but in regards to businesses, even with the advent of corporate personhood, providing a service for money against their will is not slavery.
They have the choice of being a business. It's not like an African American pre-emancipation proclamation had a choice of their skin color, or where they worked or who they worked for.
And while this may back peddle with some, if not a significant portion of sex workers as modern day slaves, as far as choosing to go into that line of work to survive, you can make the argument that it's often the only choice available
So limited choices leading to voluntarily, although mostly unknowingly becoming a slave, vs having no choice whatsoever are close enough, as the result of fighting against it are/were typically one in the same.
If you don't agree or need any clarification, let me know.
But there are times I just want to.
That is a ridiculous analogy.
Not if they're already proving everyone else the service.
It's the same concept of control