Fanning Social Unrest: A Diabolical Strategy With Bad Ramifications

from The Daily Bell

Dawn of the Age of Oligarchy: the Alliance between Government and the 1% … Thanks to their cozy relationship with the Obama administration, a new class of super-wealthy oligarchs keeps getting more powerful while the country’s middle class shrinks. When our current President was elected, many progressives saw the dawning of a new epoch, a more egalitarian and more just Age of Obama. Instead we have witnessed the emergence of the Age of Oligarchy … The recent shift leftwards of the Democratic Party, epitomized by New York’s Bill de Blasio but spreading nationwide testifies to growing unrest among the grassroots. These voices, both right and left, are still far from the main corridors of federal power but they are getting closer. – Daily Beast

Dominant Social Theme: The oligarchs are in big trouble because of income inequality.

Free-Market Analysis: This is the second recent article we’ve noticed that predicts that rich people are going to be attacked over income inequality. Here was our analysis of the previous one:

An Unfortunate Politico Promotion?

Nick Hanauer, author of the Politico article, was obviously impressed by what he considers to be growing anger over inequality. The article even begins with the observation that “The Pitchforks Are Coming… For Us Plutocrats … Memo to My Fellow Zillionaires … “

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