Ev’ry system comes to rest, on the backs of poor, oppressed.
Higher up the feeding chain, each official looks for gain.
Image: Cruelty and Oppression Abroad, 1792
Source: Ecclesiastes 5:8-9
Text: David Alexander, 2022 CC BY-SA NC 4.0
Tune: Meng Jiang Nu, Public Domain
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