Here’s this here way sophisticated high-brow Spiegel article in a nutshell like.
The American Dream is broken (again).
The super-rich are the only people who have profited from the considerable economic growth in the US in recent decades (the plain old filthy rich were left out in the cold this time, I guess).
The shifts in income that have taken place in recent years are destroying the moral fabric of society (maybe, but it’s a fabric still made in the USA, pal, so deal with it).
Not a single one of the current candidates for president is willing to call for an increase in taxes (this is a very, very Bad Thing for some reason).
The super-wealthy are against anything that might help the bottom 90 percent to rise (that is one heavy bottom, isn’t it?).
America is just an oligarchy with unlimited political bribery being the essence of getting the nominations for president or to elect the president (quoted form someone who should know: Jimmy Carter).
But is it really any more democratic that a billionaire can buy his own election instead of allowing himself to be bought by others?