We are now disposable (i.e., intended to be used once, or until no longer useful, and then thrown away):
Disposable Americans shows the impact of extreme capitalism on children; on the poor and the sick and the elderly; on people of color; on women; on workers, especially young Americans; and on all average Americans, including the middle-class and those just above and below, who make up 90 percent of us, and who have become increasingly disposable to the minority at the top of the wealth distribution.
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You can buy the book here (warning - it's pretty expensive; how does the author expect "disposable" people to be able to afford it?):
Note well that "our" governments and the corporations we charter are directly responsible for this situation. If we want this to change, We The People must take responsibility for MAKING things change.
When do we start, and can it be done without violence? What do you think?