quarta-feira, julho 11, 2007


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Houyhnhnm & Yahoo - Luis QuintanillaHouyhnhnm & Yahoo, illustration by Luis Quintanilla.

12/07/07, Valderez Caetano, LDO prevê salário mínimo de R$ 409 a partir de 2008, Source.

That's (or, will be, ... maybe ...) R$ 409 per month; at today's rate it would be 229 $CDA, per month, or 7.50 $CDA per day to live on. The Canadian minimum wage varies by province, but averages to about 7.50 $CDA per hour. So, not to split hairs, an order of magnitude difference. More really, because for that monthly minimum the task may very well be 6 or 6 1/2 days a week, 10 or 12 hours a day. Unless you happen to be in the Northeast where quasi-slave-labour is not uncommon and you get fed if you are lucky.

What ever ... meanwhile these dipshit dingbats are arguing over how many gay United Church ministers can dance on the head of a pin.

"I just got here."
     Kurt Vonnegut.

I got nothing, Ma, to live up to.
     Bob Dylan, It's Alright, Ma, (I'm Only Bleeding).

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (Vatican):
     Responses To Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects ...

Congregação para a Doutrina da Fé (Vatican):
     Respostas A Questões Relativas A Alguns Aspectos ...

24/05/07, Marc Dourojeanni, Os novos heróis ambientais, Source.
12/07/07, José Augusto Pádua, Chico Mendes foi um herói ambiental?, Source.