incremental; in order to fix something you have to understand it, so no wonder nothing works.
“fixing” is unlikely in our current climate because to fix something, you first have to admit that it’s broken. government/capitalism in general is very unlikely to do so because to do so is BAD FOR BUSINESS.
in order to “fix” it is also important to think about the long term.
politicians think as far as elections
people in general think as far as the end of their own lives
we need a new collaborative environment, one in which time is not a straight line stretching far into the distant ether, but one in which it is a landscape to build malleable infrastructure on and around