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If minimum wage in Portland were to keep up with rent costs for entry level apartments (such that 30% of income went to just rent), then the current minimum wage would be $34.65 an hour.

And that's full time work. If we take the straw-person argument of a high schooler, lets say working 20 hours a week, it would take them 6-8 months of pure saving to get a 10 year old used car. Which doesn't seem too unreasonable to me.

@polymerwitch the fight for 15 fucking lost. with inflation and cost of living the min wage needs to get closer to $30 standard but the fed min wage is still under $8 and every day i wake up and wonder why none of our state buildings are on fire

@polymerwitch wooooow

this makes me wonder what minimum wage in Ireland should be

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