Re: Made in China

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Wed Apr 18 2001 - 08:18:13 MDT

>From: Michael Lorrey <>

>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.

Golden rule.


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Adler Planetarium
Life Extension Foundation,
National Rifle Association,, 1.800.672.3888
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