I think these things are probably interrelated.
Wal-Mart’s CEO makes more in an hour than most employees make in a year.
In the United States of America, on minimum wage, you have to work between 63 and 138 hours per week to afford an apartment.
Children whose parents have time/ambition to be involved in their lives get better grades.
The House Committee votes to freeze welfare benefits to families where children are getting bad grades.