"Robber baron" is a derogatory metaphor of social criticism originally applied to
certain late 19th-century American businessmen who used unscrupulous ...
a wealthy person who tries to get land, businesses, or more money in a way that
is dishonest or wrong. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary.
Robber Baron was a term applied to a businessman in the 19th century who
engaged in unethical and monopolistic practices, wielded widespread political ...
Robber baron definition, History/Historical. a noble who robbed travelers passing
through his lands. See more.
One of the American industrial or financial magnates of the late 1800s who
became wealthy by unethical means, such as questionable stock-market
Jul 2, 2012 ... We are recreating the Gilded Age, a period when corporations ruled this nation,
buying politicians, using violence against unions and engaging ...
Or should he be demonized as a "robber baron." A robber baron, by definition,
was an American capitalist at the turn of the 19th century who enriched himself ...
Though Raymond never used the exact phrase “robber baron,” his editorial is the
first known use of the metaphor in American journalism. It has become an ...
A robber baron usually refers to one of America's successful industrialists during
the 19th century, which was also known as the Gilded Age. More generally, the ...
Apr 18, 2016 ... For we aren't just living in a second Gilded Age, we're also living in a second
robber baron era. And only one party seems bothered by either of ...