We are in 2019 welcome to the world of unilateralism. A place of control where money speaks and computer applications win.
There is not enough discussion going on about the relationship between corporate growth and employee wages. The growth rate of wages seems to be a fraction of corporate growth as measured by the S&P 500. At some point in time corporations cared about their workers. Now, it seems that workers are replaceable just like parts in a car.
You can blame the e-commerce giant Amazon for the pain that some small businesses are feeling as a result of Amazon’s decision to offer standard free shipping on most orders.