Free market advocates long ago figured out that the monied classes of bankers and Wall Street operatives were exploiting the "little people" to prop up the fortunes of what is now the billionaire class. The scam is alive and well today.
Economists have failed to explain the mechanism by which an inverted yield curve signals an impending recession. But the Misesian explanation of the business cycle quite easily explains the pattern we observe in interest rates.
Capitalism works well in developing countries when certain cultural obstacles are overcome. But if we ignore the cultural foundations of market institutions, we only succeed in generating contempt for capitalism.