Regardless of your political persuasion, check out this Feb. 25 piece by E. J. Dionne in The Washington Post: "Under-30 Americans: The Next New Dealers"
Bless those young Millennials, they're doing their own thing on the political scene and in the workplace.
They are not the leaders of tomorrow. The people who are in charge now are the leaders of tomorrow, because those with power do not willingly give it up.
If you desperately want to change something, almost certainly you don't have the power to do so.
Start connecting with people who share your desires and your vision, and build a networked base of power to do something about it.