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Forgotten Critic of Corporatism - A surprising picture of America from an unlikely source.

Written By: Sheldon Richman  |  Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

In 1888, at the height of the Gilded Age, a rather prominent American said some startling things. First he observes:

            "Our cities are the abiding places of wealth and luxury; our manufactories yield fortunes never dreamed of by the fathers of the Republic; our business men are madly striving in the race for riches, and immense aggregations of capital outrun the imagination in the magnitude of their undertakings."

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