Shout out to the lady who told me “people like me” shouldn’t wear horizontal stripes because it wasn’t flattering.
Qiandao Lake is a man-made lake located in Chun’an County, China, where archeologists have discovered in 2001 ruins of an underwater city. The city is at a depth of 26-40 meters and was named “Lion City”. There would have been 290,000 people living in this city during more than 1300 years.
A friend and committed, lifelong activist just made a petition on We The People for a federal living wage.
Let’s compare this to a petition asking that the first day of Major League Baseball season be declared a national holiday.
tumblr and other social media sites can be a good place for bringing attention to causes that matter, and I’ve seen an uptick in people talking about raising the federal minimum wage recently. I feel that an official response from The White House on this issue could only help to continue that dialog.
Given an economy of 100 people (so like Luxemburg I guess), 50 of whom have jobs and 10 of whom are looking for jobs while 15 are retired, someone calculated that the unemployment rate is 25% and they were real confident about it and like ???? how did you even get 25% with these numbers? I am not trying to be mean I am just trying to understand the thought process that led there.