Mostly is seems like it is overweight, white guys, but that’s probably just what I’m seeing. If I lived in India, China or Africa, I would probably be seeing the local version of overweight, white guys—overweight men with different colored skin.
We call them CEOs these days, but they are the equivalent of plantation owners.
Polarization, segregation, and superficial superiority do not serve the people who are pitted against each other. It only serves the wealthy who want to keep people ignorant and at odds with each other.
Keeping people so oppressed they have no energy for empathy for those outside their trusted circle serves no one but the wealthy.
Isolation, oppression and exploitation are the tools of the wealthy. Make sure they don’t have the energy or health to organize. Make an example of the ring leaders.
We are the only species to treat other members of our species this way.
Not the distinguishing characteristic we like to use when comparing ourselves to other species, but it certainly fits.
We’ve given this structure plenty of time to prove its merit.
It isn’t working. It is not sustainable. We have to change the way we do things. We must work together. All of us. Together.