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The Elizabeth Warren Delusion

The senator’s sit-down with Piketty reveals the shallowness of her populism

For National Review OnlinePatrick Brennan writes: How many rookie American politicians, seated in a colloquy with a French economist, can get repeated rounds of applause from the packed high-walled pews of Boston’s Old South Meeting House? 398 more words


Why Piketty Matters, I

Without going into the background of the furor (both enthusiastic and apocalyptic) regarding French economist Thomas Piketty’s magnum opus Capital in the Twenty-First Century — there’s more than enough background information, misinformation, and bloviation from all sides available at one’s stiff little fingers — I want to make clear what Piketty does in the first twenty pages of his book and why it matters. 349 more words