History News Network | Why Aren’t People Up in Arms About Capitalism these Days?

Steve Fraser believes he has found the reason for the non-response to the current Gilded Age: “Can these two diverging political economies – one resting on industry, the other on finance – and these two polarized sensibilities – one fearing God, the other living in an impromptu moment to moment – explain the Great Noise of the first Gilded Age and the Great Silence of the second?” Read the entire article at:

The Age of Acquiescence

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