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Old 11-04-2014, 03:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by seamus View Post
Does it cost the exact same to live everywhere in Australia? In the U.S., the cost for a one bedroom apartment in San Francisco can cost ten times as other other places in the U.S. A one bedroom apartment in SF costs around $3,000 at market value where in other smaller cities the rent is $700 a month at market value.

This is basic economics here.

Regarding textual jobs, they are actually pretty good for women in poorer countries. Why? Because they are often the first careers available to this women that allows them to live independently. Otherwise, they don't have any opportunities to make an independent living or even a job outside the family. Finical independence is a huge step.

Now hearing more of the details about this shirt does make it sound like a bad deal for the women. To be fair, I think Chemda was grasping in order to justify it by the end, but she came around after exhausting arguments.
No it doesn't cost the same to live everywhere in Australia but at least here - for now - we retain the concept of a living wage and we - or at least half of us - aspire to seeing people rise up on the ladder of opportunity. I don't see how any of these women can achieve a better life on a dollar a day??

(Watch Scummy pop his head up here).

Income inequality and rampant, deep seeded poverty are issues that many are trying to address all around the world.

How are third world citizens supposed to rise up out of poverty and achieve a living wage if they are going to continue getting screwed over by first world economies?

This example of the feminist T-shirt debacle is the perfect illustration of our moral and ethical bankruptcy.

You guys got rid of slavery, didn't you...?
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