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A few definitions to tee this up:
Oligarchy: A society where power is in the hands of very few people, usually determined by wealth, corporate and family ties, and the military.
The Gilded Age: From the 1870s to the early 1900s, our country was run by very few people (think John D. Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan, Andrew W. Mellon, Andrew Carnegie) but also marked by extreme poverty. The term was coined by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner to mean “an era of serious social problems disguised by thin gold gilding.”
So … are we there yet?!
The new season of Orphan Black premieres Saturday, April 19th at 9/8c on BBC AMERICA.
Watch the trailer here.
It’s a damn shame that other dances like tango, tap, and swing get these distinguished cultural histories while twerking has its history written over by someone who bears no relation to its origin. That ain’t right.
Gabriel García Márquez, teaching one of his courses at his “school without walls”—the Foundation for New Ibero-American Journalism.
From Silvana Paternostro’s essay “Three Days with Gabo.”
IMPEACH OBAMA! IT’S NOT A RACIAL THING IT’S AN AMERICAN THING!!!! pic.twitter.com/jMCFqlahpU”— Phx Ken (@PhxKen) April 19, 2014