The inability of those captured by modern capitalism to see their position is almost astonishing. The hold of ideology is gruesome…But the saddest past is the failure of the critics of capitalism and the way marxists have created a new mythology that has captured the left and rendered it paralyzed. We have suggested that a new and simpler critique of capitalism is needed with a practical exit strategy, whether revolutionary or evolutionary. At this point it seems that the revolutionary solution is impossible given the powers that be while the evolutionary path is too little too late. Checkmate?