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HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age’ is Capitalist Trash

The show about 1880s aristocrats is all sparkle and no substance.

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The Gilded Age is about several upper-class families in Manhattan. We have the ingenue Marian Brook (Louisa Jacobson), who has just moved in with her aunts from Pennsylvania after losing everything in the wake of her father’s death; Peggy Scott (Denée Benton), a young, ambitious…

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