Class warfare. Rich versus poor. A Divided Era.
Sadly, those words describe America today — but not only America today. They also applied to America just after the Revolution, America during the Great Depression and as far back as the Athenians of 3rd Century BC. What those periods and today, and others like them, have had in common is the underlying corrosive problem of sustained, economic stagnation. In order to avoid the dire results of their time, we need to learn the lessons of their history.