If this is set in the US (I assume it is), “what ever this is” is colonialism. Colonialism.
It’s from a Swedish children’s book series called Pettson and Findus, set in the Swedish countryside
If it’s the Swedish countryside, I’d take that over whatever the US has going on these days
CottageCore also isn’t the solution. Check out /c/solarpunk though :)
We’re trying to improving working conditions and pay.
We’re trying to reduce the numbers of hours a person has to work.
We talk about the end of paid work being mandatory for survival.