Why should that happen now, when the crony capitalists have been pushing so hard for deprivation first, and then privatization and a general looting of productive assets next? This is a well-established pattern.
I think I know what the other side expects to do. They know the price manipulation will eventually run out of steam. All such operations invariably do so. And in that aftermath market forces that have built up with take the pricing higher by multiples. I am not saying that there will be any sort of an overthrow. Like Greece, the rest of the world asks for reasonable, livable terms.
But the sine qua non is campaign finance reform. The current system of soft bribery for the political class makes a progressive democracy ineffective in the face of big money and crony capitalism.