As I have argued regularly, we are in an era of neoliberal wealth supremacy. This is the most successful social movement of the last hundred years. For an introduction to neoliberalism, read my About Neoliberalism. If you are wondering why it is the most successful social movement of the last 100 years, read my post $47 Trillion – the ripoff by the rich and corporations – in two charts – maybe a few more…..
Here is a wonderful description by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) of this movement in action:
The Scheme 26: The Myth of the Unelected Bureaucrat
BTW – Whitehouse has an extensive series of talks in the Senate about the takeover of the Supreme Court by the rich and corporations. The Scheme: Sheldon’s Court Capture Speeches