And the cheapest alternative is to keep the minimum wage so low that 80â of the workers get subsidized in taxpayer funded food stamps and Medicare.
The Walmart & Friends Executive Union is double dipping. They suck profits from their employees' paychecks and cut costs with taxpayers' paychecks and stick them all in their pocket because "you can't have businesses without capital."
Once you buy that, it's a simple step to accept that human health absolutely MUST be a "for profit" enterprise. If there is no profit for someone, it must not be good for any one, right?
As long as the capitalists control the conversation, the only relevant result is profit. Nothing else matters.