They're willing to do things you're not willing to do.
Like violate this country's immigration laws, for example. Otherwise, I'll do whatever they're doing, for the right price. They're just willing to work more cheaply than I. And the net effect of that is to import poverty and widen the income gap in this country. Does it give you a warm fuzzy feeling to know you're on the same side as ConAgra and Wal-Mart?
Retirement means that when someone says "Have a nice day", you actually have a shot at it.