TITLE

The New Feudalism

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Eliot
PUB. DATE
January 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;1/20/79, Vol. 180 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the spread of a new strain of feudalism, a system of economic self-defense, in the private economy and the United States government. Popularity of vigilante methods of preventing the problem of inflation; Americans' participation in economic self-defense groups because of their belief that they are entitled to a stable income and improve material quality of life; Political clout of economic self-defense groups; Increase in the number of inflation-shielded salaries as an evidence of feudalism.
ACCESSION #
11060596

 

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