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WHEN ARE WE GOING TO SAVE CAPITALISM FROM ITS OWN EXCESSES?

WHEN ARE WE GOING TO SAVE CAPITALISM FROM ITS OWN EXCESSES?

Backed by three centuries of research, the brilliant French economist Piketty concludes with his r > g formula that capitalism (“unless attended to”) will ultimately fail, a victim of its own success. 1,089 more words

PIKETTY, STIGLITZ AND WASHINGTON, D.C. (PART I)

PIKETTY, STIGLITZ AND WASHINGTON, D.C. (PART I)

Early last week I went to Barnes and Noble to buy Joseph Stiglitz’s latest book, “The Great Divide, Unequal Societies, And What We Can Do About Them.” I am only about one-eighth through the book and have had my money’s worth and then some already. 949 more words