We live in one of the world's wealthiest nations, yet we rank dead last in healthcare, education and environmental performance.
We have the highest rates of cancer, heart disease, obesity as well as alcohol and drug use. We are addicted to more prescription drugs than any other country.
Nearly 49 million Americans live in poverty and struggle to put food on the table, but yet we throw away 165 billion dollars’ worth of food every year! Source: Business Insider
Seems like the capitalistic system and the agenda of big corporations and our current political system is working just fine.