But the workload is too heavy to rise up in arms

from Immortal Technique – Peruvian Cocaine Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Wordplay because the amount of work they need to do is “too heavy” to lift up because there’s so much.

Also “To rise up in arms” means to take control of power and revolt. As mentioned in the line above, the Peruvian people are mainly just dreaming of a “Revolucion”, since there’s too much work that they are forced to do.

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