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Gilded-Age Mansions on Sale Across America's Rust Belt

By Emily Heffter In America's manufacturing heyday, wealthy barons of industry built stately mansions across the Rust Belt. Today, they're available at various price points and in various conditions. Here's a look at some opportunities to live like ..., 1 week ago

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Greening the Gilded Age

Want to learn how to turn an age-old ruin into a green modern palace? Follow Polly Guth on her mission to make Stonlea, her sprawling Gilded Age estate in Dublin, a net-zero energy mansion, writes Steven Kurutz. It was a gray and cloudy morning, and ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago The heady days of Colonial Newport  IOL2 weeks ago In Newport, R.I., tracing the Golden Age that preceded the Gilded one  Washington Post3 weeks ago Tracing the Golden Age of Newport, R.I.  Washington Post3 weeks ago

The 18 Most Generous Philanthropists in Finance

America has been living through a Second Gilded Age, and some of today's biggest fortunes have emerged from finance, where hedge fund managers and private equity titans score paydays that boggle the mind. Some of these guys (and yes, they're ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago Capital preservation key behind the rising fortune of Mellons  Forbes India1 month ago

Winners mostly fall behind Television's pay wall

It is the Gilded Age of Television. That became apparent at Monday night's Emmy Awards, when once again, cable dominated the night. Breaking Bad on AMC won the award for outstanding drama, again, and its star Bryan Cranston won the lead actor ...
 CHINAdaily2 weeks ago

A War to End all Wars

Papplewick Pumping Station in association with Echoes of a Gilded Age present a First World War steaming event commemorating the war of 1914-18. The story unfolds over both days of the event from the outbreak of war to the horrors of the Somme in ...
 BBC2 weeks ago

The Wealthy and Powerful Discover Inequality

As the Gilded Age has been peaking, a number of the rich and their foundations have been helping the hungry, the sick, the homeless, the battered, the less educated and veterans in need of opportunity. However, aside from the palliative approach, ...
 Time3 weeks ago

Cate Blanchett brings an extravagant fierceness to 'The Maids'

In this gilded age of ours, even a creepy underground classic can be given a posh makeover. "The Maids," an early play by Jean Genet, that mid-20th century bad boy of French letters, normally slinks under the radar of our commercialized theater, ...
 Los Angeles Times1 month ago
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Steven Soderbergh Made a Gilded-Age ER and It's Riveting

A s cable antiheroes go, the cocaine-injecting, Shakespeare-quoting, egomaniacal doctor Clive Owen plays on The Knick is nothing new. Chief surgeon at a turn-of-the-century New York hospital, Owen's John Thackery is a genius and a madman, a ...
 The New Republic Online1 month ago

The 2nd Industrial Revolution, the Gilded Age, Laissez-Faire Capitalism & Social Darwinism

Excerpt from Let's Do What Works and Call it Capitalism Chapter 3. A Brief History of the Development of American Capitalism Part B. The Second Industrial Revolution, The Gilded Age, Laissez-Faire Capitalism & Social Darwinism I do not ...
 Daily Kos1 month ago The 2nd Progressive Period: Union Rights, WPA, Social Security, WWII  Daily Kos2 weeks ago Excerpt from my book "Do What Works and Call it Capitalism:" Ch. 1 The American Dream in Crisis  Daily Kos1 month ago

From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women's Rights in Gilded Age America, by Kimberly A. Hamlin

Ellen Carol DuBois extols a study of a scientific theory's impact on the pursuit of empowerment As Kimberly Hamlin observes, feminists were ever in search of an organizing belief system on which to locate some lever to upend ancient gender ...
 Times Higher Education Supplement2 weeks ago
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