To die for Wall Street:

Coronavirus, Social Classes and the Prevailing Culture

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The COVID-19 epidemic has clearly revealed the process of decomposition—progressively accelerated over the past half century—of the capitalist system in its political, economic, social and cultural aspects. The leading political elites that presented themselves as—and long ago were to a certain extent—mediators between the economic power and society, have ceased to be so and, with nuances, are now simply transmission belts of real power: towering financial, industrial and commercial capital. Even as managers of the dominant system they are in clear decline: two or three decades ago there were still some among them with some capacity and ability to manage the State. They were able to foresee, evaluate and decide. And they used to surround themselves with competent people.
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