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Want to take some time off? If you’re American, best of luck. About 1 in 4 U.S. workers receive no employer-funded vacation time. And the less money they earn, the less likely they are to snag even a single paid vacation day.
A $174,000 salary is just not enough for some people — namely Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.).
Terry has the gall to oppose increasing the minimum wage while complaining that his salary hasn’t risen since a pay freeze in 2008, according to ThinkProgress.
It is easy to romanticize a life with limited connectivity: candles, campfires and conversations. And how creative of the Ugandans to keep their insulin floating in a ceramic pot buried in the dirt. But the reality is that the only difference between the boy in southwest Uganda and the boy in anytown, USA is one was born powerless, the other empowered at birth. The Oxford dictionary defines power as “the ability or capacity to do something.” It is how things get done.