Geopolitical proxy wars, sanctions, civil unrest, increased social control, social engineering. This is the real-life result of the Oligarch’s Game of Thrones.
“The world’s billionaires did extremely well during the coronavirus pandemic, growing their already-huge fortunes to a record high of $10.2tn (£7.8tn),” reports yesterday’s The Guardian newspaper .
“A report by Swiss bank UBS found that billionaires increased their wealth by more than a quarter (27.5%) at the height of the crisis from April to July, just as millions of people around the world lost their jobs or were struggling to get by on government schemes.”
Have you read Belloc’s Essay on the Restoration of Property?