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Ages of Discord

A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American History

Peter Turchin

We are on the wrong trackSeventy percent of Americans (and counting) think so. The inflation-adjusted wage of a US worker today is less than 40 years ago—but there are four times as many multimillionaires. As inequality grows, the infrastructure frays and the politics become more poisonous. Every year, more and more Americans go on shooting sprees,...
Publish Date
2016
October 2
Goodreads rating
4.1
ISBN
9780996139540
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jan 09, 2021
Useful books on this: Ages of Discord by Turchin, The Righteous Mind by Jon Haidt, and Why We’re Polarized by Ezra Klein.      source