- Supreme Court backs employers over workers in first of two major labor cases
- We are proud to be 'rednecks'. It's time to reclaim that term
- The Mine Wars (PBS: American Experience video)
- Trump’s National Labor Relations Board will be anti-labor
Rent's going up, and so are evictions:
- Decatur evictions are double the statewide rate. Here's a map that shows where they happened.
- Reframing Evictions as a National Crisis
Now everyone is starting to talk about "The New Gilded Age."
- Lessons From the Gilded Age
- A comparison of income inequality and working conditions of present day to the late nineteenth century. Support for the working class peaked and began declining with the Reagan administration, and deregulation is accelerating.
- 'The Alienist' Stars on How TNT's Drama Shines a Light on New York's ...
- The cast of 'The Alienist' reflects on their roles in the setting of New York in the 1890's, and mention the "timeliness" of the story.
- Montana's Primary Tonight Could Be a Testament to the New Gilded ...
- Esquire report on a carpetbagging east coast real estate developer who was able to run in the state because an old law protecting fair politics in the state was erased by the Supreme Court's Citizen United decision.
- In the second Gilded Age, the mansions get bigger, and the homeless ...
- Karma reaches a five hundred million dollar home in the hills of Bel Air in the form of a wildfire started from a portable stove at a homeless encampment.
- America's Second Gilded Age: More class envy than class conflict
- Nine specific events from present day and the past are presented as indicators of our current economic and social status. A surprise about a new project by the creator of Downton Abbey.
- Wall Street Needs a New Tom Wolfe: John Micklethwait
- A profile of Tom Wolfe who wrote about Wall Street, among other authors who wrote about our Gilded Ages.
- It's Billionaires at the Gate as Ultra-Rich Muscle In on Private Equity
- Avarice is leaving millionaires in the dust of bankers drooling for the absurdly wealthy.
- Opinion: Blame tax breaks for loss of historic neighborhoods
- 15 year tax abatements are giving developers enough time to raze historic homes, build new ones at an extreme tax discount, then flip the properties at the last minute before the tax abatement expires, leaving the new owners hold the bag.
- PACIFIC • These five companies own the future
- The future of monopolies and price gouging.
- America's new aristocracy: the 9.9% and their delusion of hereditary ...
- And introduction and summary of a much longer article in the Atlantic about The New Aristocracy.
The pressure is on. What and where the breaking point will be is anyone's guess.