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I have often wondered if Mr. Conservative/Libertarian turns down raises his company offers to *him.* Because I’ve only ever heard this argument applied to low-wage workers. Apparently, when you increase executive salaries and bonuses, that money comes out of a magical portal somewhere, so prices are unaffected. And no one ever tries to tell middle-class knowledge workers that getting a raise would only leave them worse off in the long run. It’s only ever the working poor. I guess they get paid with a different, more sinister kind of money.

Rebecca Wald, quoted in Mia Nutick - For those who are in discussions with people who believe that raising the minimum wage is bad for the people who get minimum wage, or bad for prices in general, I give you this quote which breaks it down *perfectly*: (via mslorelei)

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izzyknopes:

    the Bennet sisters • first and last appearances
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hagar-972:

…well if it isn’t the cutest thing ever. Or at the very least a good contender. Who said “OT3”?

From the creator’s DW (x):

title: Parachute
fandom: Leverage
relationships: Alec/Parker, Alec/Eliot, Eliot/Parker, OT3 OT3 OT3
content notes: no standard notes apply. There’s a very little bit of blood.
size: 3 minutes 33 seconds
summary: I don’t need a parachute, baby, if I’ve got you.

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Wal-Mart earned $27 billion in profit last year. They could afford to pay their bottom million workers $10,000 more a year, raise all of those people out of poverty, cost — save taxpayers billions of dollars, and still earn $17 billion in profit, right? It’s simply nuts that we have allowed this to happen. […] You know, this ridiculous idea that a worker on Wall Street who earns tens of millions of dollars a year securitizing imaginary assets or doing high-frequency trading is worth 1,000 times as much as workers who earn tens of thousands of dollars a year educating our children, growing or serving us our food, throwing themselves into harm’s away to protect our life or property, that this difference reflects the true value or intrinsic worth of these jobs is nonsense.

Nick Hanauer, Venture Capitalist, on the necessity of a living wage (via cognitiveinequality)

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..and use them to take back more than they cost. [x]

(Source: neenaroo)

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sosuperawesome:

Paper art by Morgana Wallace on Tumblr

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kristoffbjorgman:

Top 10 Disney Movies (as voted by my followers)
#1  - Frozen (2013)
#2 - The Little Mermaid (1989)
#3 - Tangled (2010)
#4 - Beauty and the Beast (1991)
#5 - Mulan (1998)
#6 - The Princess and the Frog (2009)
#7 - Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
#8 - The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
#9 - Lilo and Stitch (2002)
#10 - The Lion King (1994)
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illustratedkate:

these babes deserve a fun beach holiday, but someone really should help that deadly assassin - he still hasn’t quite learned how hammocks are meant to work