^ Yes, but we are a rich nation. I find it totally shocking that this should happen here.
I hope it's not a sign of things to come.
Civilised societies protect the weak and the vulnerable.
No, they don't.
If they did, there wouldn't be such a gap between the rich and poor in those wealthy nations/civilized nations.
If they did, there wouldn't be any homeless at all (they are).
There's a very definite line in the UK, US, France, Greece, etc, between the people who have everything and the people who are scraping by.