Nebula OriginalBoomers: The rise of the gerontocracy

Boomers delves into the rise of gerontocracy: the rule of the old. Against the backdrop of a high-stakes US presidential election in which a 78-year-old will challenge an 81-year-old for the title of oldest president ever, it lays bare the terrifying consequences of a global shift towards a world in which age increasingly equals power.

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Tom Nicholas is a writer and filmmaker based in the UK. His in-depth documentaries about politics, history and culture aim to add clarity and context to an ever confusing world. He holds a PhD from the University of Exeter.

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