Bridging the ‘Fourth Turning’ with Gold It began in 2008. It is scheduled to end in 2028.
What happens between now and then?
“The fourth turning, is the final season of history, if you will, the final generation. And that is the period of crisis. That is the period when we tear down institutions that we’ve built, everything that’s dysfunctional. And we sort of rebuild things from scratch again. And it usually follows a period where – it’s bound up in a period – where there’s complete disgust, complete distrust with what we have.” – Neil Howe, co-author The Fourth Turning (from a MacroVoices interview, August 2017)
We first published this article in October 2018. It is as relevant today as it was then though the message has taken on a greater degree of urgency after the events of the past year. A link to the full MacroVoices interview is included with the article.