(Pic) Sculpture Generates Minimum Wage – PSFK

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(Pic) Sculpture Generates Minimum Wage – PSFK. Interesting. According to this article, US citizens will work for 25 cents an hour. I guess that is the new “real” minimum wage.

Last year the minimum was raised to $8.25. So in a year of average work you can make $16,500. Assuming a cheap studio of $500, that is $6k, so that leaves $10k for health care, food, savings, education. Most minimum wage workers don’t get health care. One minor surgery or even an ER visit would wipe you out. Frankly it is amazing that we allow minimum wage to exist. That isn’t any kind of life for anyone.