If you are a Dictator or Police State, fear is your tool. If you are a Democracy, trust is your tool.
So no fear - government no longer works. No trust - government no longer works.
Sort of looks like the era of no longer works!
And if this is true: the richest 1% own 40% of the world's wealth, well something is really, seriously wrong. A systematic Redistribution of Wealth is gonna be necessary! Anybody smell Revolution?!
Serfs of the World Unite!