Neil ‘4th Turning’ Howe: “Our System Is Near The Breaking Point”

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News Story Source:, By Tyler Durden
Neil Howe, demographer and co-authour of the book The Fourth Turning, briefly puts today's increasingly crisis-prone events into the context of his study of generational cycles ("turnings") in America which reveal predictable social trends that recur throughout history and invariably result in transformational crisis (a "fourth turning").

As PeakProsperity's Adam Taggart noted previously, 'Fourth Turnings' are characterized by a growing demand for social order, yet supply of it remains weak. The emergence of the surveillance state, a perpetual war machine, increased intervention in failing markets by the central planners, greater government control of critical systems like health care and the Internet — all of these are classic fourth turning signs of the desperation authorities exert as they lose control.

History shows time and time again that such overreach ends in rejection of the current order, usually via vio
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