‘The Fourth Turning Is Here’ and ‘End Times’ Review: Big Wheel

Dominic Green The Wall Street Journal July 21, 2023 Link


Does a cyclic view of American history predict a coming political crisis—and how to navigate it?

If historians could tell the future, they would be better paid. They have enough trouble telling the past. History keeps being rewritten because it is impossible not to write from the present. Predictions are for economists, but the disappointing results of their discipline explain why Thomas Carlyle called it the “dismal science.” But then, he was a historian….

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