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You see, I work for McDonald’s in Denmark, where an agreement between our union and the company guarantees that workers older than 18 are paid at least $21 an hour. Employees younger than 18 make at least $15 — meaning teenagers working at McDonald’s in Denmark make more than two times what many adults in America earn working at the Golden Arches.

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 Six Decades of the Most Popular Names for Girls

Okay, yeah, I’m reblogging something that originally appreared on Jezebel. It won’t happen again.

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Six Decades of the Most Popular Names for Girls

Okay, yeah, I’m reblogging something that originally appreared on Jezebel. It won’t happen again.

According to the World Bank’s scorecard, the proportion of households in developing countries below the extreme-poverty line (now measured as $1.25 per person per day at international prices) has declined sharply, from 52 percent in 1980, to 43 percent in 1990, 34 percent in 1999, and 21 percent in 2010. Even sub-Saharan Africa, the region with the most recalcitrant poverty, is finally experiencing a notable decline, from 58 percent in 1999 to 49 percent in 2010.

The End of Poverty, Soon (via azspot)

Good. It was about time!

(via azspot)