>From: Michael Lorrey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Just what are the wages vs. the actual local cost of living? If my
>fifty cents a day to 'Save the Children' can keep a kid fed, in
>clothes, and in school, a couple bucks a day ought to be living
>high on the hog. 'A Decent Wage' is very much a relative thing, as
>Sasha used to rant about. He knew plenty of Russian programmers
>who had no trouble living off of wages a teen-age grocery bagger
>would sniff at.
I'm delighted to learn that you support "Save the Children", but
the children in these sweatshops do not earn anything like a couple
of dollars a day.
The people behind these places are the modern age's Robber-Barrons
and do not deserve our support.
Extropy Institute, www.extropy.org
Adler Planetarium www.adlerplanetarium.org
Life Extension Foundation, www.lef.org
National Rifle Association, www.nra.org, 1.800.672.3888
Ameritech Data Center Chicago, IL, Local 134 I.B.E.W
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