If you argue “supply and demand,” well you got one piece of the puzzle, but ask yourself who’s the demand? Who‘s really setting the labor price here? Cause it ain’t the “unskilled” supply https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/04/06/why-do-so-many-essential-workers-get-paid-so-little-heres-what-economists-have-say/
@ilovecomputers you'd think the whole essential bit would necessarily imply a pretty serious demand eh?
@comfcat that's the water-diamond paradox right there https://www.npr.org/transcripts/632483606
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