Dickens' London brought to life
The super-rich are often people who grab control of national resources, use high levels of government influence, pay extremely low wages, and squash competition.
They make use of the research done by American universities.
One of the USA's major industries is the trade in illegal drugs.
The term Robber Barons appeared in the August 1870 issue of The Atlantic Monthly magazine.
The Robber Barons were "businessmen who used exploitative practices to amass their wealth.
"These practices included exerting control over national resources, accruing high levels of government influence, paying extremely low wages, squashing competition..."
What we are talking about is the Feudal System, whereby a rich elite, belonging to more than one religious group, exploits the ordinary citizen.
The Feudal system is not something new.