I agree there are powerful people trying to control us, I just think the 'system' is too complex for one person or even a small group of people to really control. I suppose I contribute much of the evil you cite to the overall evil of mankind. I don't think that is mutually exclusive to what you are saying though. Specific people or groups may be responsible for the things you bring up. I think that issue needs to be explored more.
"Be a listener only, keep within yourself, and endeavor to establish with yourself the habit of silence, especially on politics." -Thomas Jefferson