The Disaffected Lib: Will the U.S. be Wracked by Violence and Riots by 2020? The Math Says So.

Mathematician Peter Turchin has run the numbers and predicts the United States will face a widespread wave of violence and riots by around 2020. Turchin, a U. Connecticut prof, is the champion of “cliodynamics” which is drawing on mathematical models of the past to foretell the future.  The name comes from Clio, the Greek goddess ...