A common theme I hear from Leftists/Progressives (authoritarian assholes) & many in the Conspiracy Community (sadly) is that we're currently living in an economy that can be characterized as "unrestrained capitalism" and/or "late-stage capitalism".

The purest form of capitalism is free market or laissez-faire capitalism. Here, private individuals are unrestrained. They may determine where to invest, what to produce or sell, and at which ...