Capitalism is mostly a blight on the lives of ordinary workers. Inequality is necessary for the survival of capital. In the long run inequality will, and has become more extreme. Only by the direct intervention of government can pacify or save capitalism from class struggle by the discontented. Along with the long term failure of capitalism requires continual state intervention to save capitalism. Crime is the moral cornerstone of capitalism, thus the hypocrisy of those who pretend to be shocked by the reoccurring investment scandals.