The Titanic's great size was not as unusual as it would seem (the largest boat in the world changed frequently at this point in time). The really interesting aspect of the sinking concerned how deeply it separated and highlighted the wealth disparity. Strikes me as an almost allegorical event.
A Senator Asks A Panel Of Experts To Defend Walmart. It Gets Awkward.
It costs the American tax payer 6.1 billion to give subsidies to WalMart workers because their pay is far below the poverty line. A minimum wage of$15 ends the subsidies and improves the local economy. Those wages are now spent locally and not sent to the Cayman Islands as non taxable profit. Cities that have raised their minimum wage have seen their local economies improve just as one would expect.