Living right under the crumbling empire Death holds the world in chains, dragged in the dirt behind him. Burning for change, earning nothing, learning to hate Modern life is an itch that can’t be scratched Suffer oppression from the politics of fear The generation of hopelessness is here In a race to the worst, we are finishing first This existence is bleak and all our futures are cursed.
Pride and Prejudice Economics: Explains exactly how much Mr. Darcy and Mr. Bingley are worth, as well as provides a charge of Jane Austin’s (and some of her characters’) yearly expenses and incomes in 1810 BPS and 2008 Spending Power.
Cost of Living: Similar to the above link, explains how much one would have to make yearly to live comfortably.
A new report has found that the living wage in Metro Vancouver has risen by 58 cents over the past year to a new baseline of $20.68 per hour.
According to Working for a Living Wage 2015: Making Paid Work Meet Basic Family Needs in Vancouver, a report published in the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the findings are based on the hourly wage required for two working parents with two young children to meet essential expenses such as rent, child care, food and transportation. Government taxes, credits, deductions and subsidies are already accounted for.
The increase from $20.10 per hour in 2014 to $20.68 per hour in 2015 marks a rate of increase of 2.9 per cent, more than double the 1.1 per cent general inflation rate in Vancouver.