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The David McWilliams Podcast

Are we at the 4th turning?

Season 2023, Ep. 75

Today’s episode is a unique discussion with the writer Neil Howe about a completely different way to look at history, in chapters over decades and how history tends to repeat itself over given periods of time… and spoiler alert: Neil thinks we’re about to change chapter VERY soon!

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