The business model that was set up post-Civil War has allowed the economic power of America to become increasingly concentrated. As a big company grew, it would do so by consuming other smaller competitors in the market, this growth began to give them a disproportionate share of the market’s holdings. This concentration of economic might has put the scepter of wealth in the hands of an elite 1% of the American populous.
A man walked into a town. He was followed by petrified boards with the flags of their land draped over them. The man with his procession step-by-step drew the occasional glance of the people of the town. Some were questioning, some comical, and the sight even made some cry. The final step found the man in front of the house that held the most power. The flag of the land flying high above the house, a flag that dwarfed all others in the land. The man arranged the draped boards behind him and bowed his head.