Much of the phenomena criticized by those using the term “Late Stage Capitalism” can be described as systemic failures of humans and their political systems, rooted in 18th-century philosophy, to deal with trans-national entities (including global wealthy elites) that can manipulate those political systems to their desire.
Freedom 2.0 / Towards a New Physics of Human Systems
Peter Wang

This core chunk of Truth can and should be expanded upon, perhaps in a full-length article. I think the average American would be shocked (SHOCKED!) to learn the ruling oligarchy could not give a rat’s ass about “America”.