The current political trend is toward corporate-state monopolization over all aspects of life, with increasing control by approved "private" principals over information and opinion, economic production, and the political sphere.
Don’t expect Fauci and his supporters to give up on insisting that New York and Michigan are doing "the right thing" while Texas and Florida are embracing "human sacrifice" as a part of a "death cult."
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.