Are We In A New Age Of Robber Barons?

robber baronsrobber baron noun: a wealthy person who tries to get land, businesses, or more money in a way that is dishonest or wrong; an American capitalist of the latter part of the 19th century who became wealthy through exploitation (as of natural resources, governmental influence, or low wage scales)

BillMoyers.com

“What was different about the First Gilded Age was that people rose in rebellion against the powers that be. Today we do not see “that enormous resistance… but people are increasingly fed up… their voices are not being heard. And I think that can only go on for so long without there being more and more outbreaks of what used to be called class struggle, class warfare.”

 

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