How Will the Second Gilded Age End?

Learning from an era quite like our own

“The protectors of our industries,” 1883 (public domain)

Imagine an age in which new technologies unlock rapid economic growth, but the riches from that growth flow mostly to the wealthiest among us. In which the oligarch class pours vast sums of money into politicians’ pockets to ensure that they can exploit their workers and pollute the earth unfettered by regulation. In which social…



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George Dillard

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