Think The Economically Advantaged Top 1% Controlling The Wealth Is New?

No, It Started About 150 Years Ago

By Nashhinton — Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=67258491

They were called robber barons. They were the richest of the rich. And they felt no guilt and no sympathy for the poor.

The time between the end of the Civil War and 1900 was called the Gilded Age. The phenomenal growth of factories, steel mills, and railroads…

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Ellen Baker

Ellen Baker

Writing to help me navigate this unexpected life after “retirement”. Love to read others’ stories too.