The short of it is capitalism sucks–as the youth so eloquently put it

People are vituperating up a storm about that hedge-fund guy who bought the rights to a drug & raised the price of a pill from $13.50 to $750. What’s the big deal? That’s how capitalism has always worked. What’s the stock market for?

If you follow the drama & fluctuations in cable & cell phone plans, you get the microeconomic view of how capitalism works. Or doesn’t.