Stitch with @reneedoesstuff: ""
"First of all: go watch Renee's original video, and then watch the rest of Renee's videos, because all I want to do right now is boost her content. Her formula for calculating minimum wage at the county level based on the housing market is a stroke of genius and it's not her only one; I just want to apply some numbers. In the county I live in, the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment is about $800 a month, which works out according to a 30% housing apportionment to a minimum wage of about $15.50 an hour, while the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia is about $1,700 a month, which works out to a minimum wage of $32.70 an hour. Because, as Franklin Roosevelt once said: 'no business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country... and by living wages, I mean more than a bare subsistence level – I mean the wages of decent living.' Now go follow Renee, because Renee does stuff, and it's really important stuff."