The problem the tiny minority who own all the wealth in society, that deliberately enslaves by poverty the laboring-class of society.
The way to end this vicious cycle is to replace capitalism. How can this be accomplished? Only through a workers’ political movement for socialism. The plutocrats and oligarchs have got us right where they want us right now, on our knees and they plan to keep us there forever if possible. It is time for the people to rise like lions from our slumber as Shelley put it.