Current Affairs

In a BX and Can’t Get Out

In his column titled “No Time for Poetry” in the New York Times this morning, Frank Rich writes, among other things, about the Blackstone Group – stock symbol BX – and how the 60th birthday bash for Blackstone’s Steven Schwarzman became a symbol for the end of our last Gilded Age of prosperity.

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Rich concludes:

“…it is past time for us to realize that our own test is also about to begin.”

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