I’m sure you know that some of the largest companies in the US are the absolute worst when it comes to paying their employees a wage they can actually live on. Walmart, McDonald’s, etc. come to mind immediately, and the list on that link might name a couple you wouldn’t initially think of.
We can talk all day about wage disparity, about the upper class, the middle class, the lower class, blah blah blah. We can go on for hours on the who and why. Well, I’m going to touch on one of the “why”s.