America’s New Class Structure

The extraordinary political anger we’ve seen play out so far in the 2016 election cycle is just one manifestation of the social restructuring associated with the transitional phase of the Fifth Techno-Economic Revolution. The last time we saw this degree of conflict between social classes was during the “great techno-economic transition” called the Great Depression. The definitions of American social classes that solidified in the 1930s are no longer adequate; the traditional roles of political and social mechanisms no longer apply. What are the new class-related fault lines? What are their implications? How can our nation overcome the challenges that lie ahead? We’ll provide the answers you need to these and other important questions.

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