As most of you know, we were supposed to have this discussion six weeks ago with Piketty himself, but at the last minute he was overwhelmed by requests for interviews on television (including a stint on the Colbert Report) and just about every major newspaper in the English-speaking world and had to cancel. Jane is hopeful that we can have him on sometime in the future, but for the time being you will have to content yourself with Masaccio and myself.
|By: Knut Sunday June 29, 2014 1:59 pm|
|By: masaccio Sunday April 28, 2013 11:00 am|
The oligarchy has won. Heaven help the rest of us.
|By: masaccio Sunday February 10, 2013 11:00 am|
The Euthanasia of the Rentier should be the economic slogan of progressives.
|By: masaccio Sunday January 13, 2013 10:30 am|
It’s very impolite to talk about money in polite circles, like Washington, D.C. Too bad, suckers.
|By: masaccio Sunday April 1, 2012 10:30 am|
Your worship of your own economic freedom is no reason for me to pay for your health care.
|By: masaccio Sunday November 27, 2011 11:00 am|
We need austerity. We can’t afford our Oligarchs any more.
|By: masaccio Sunday October 2, 2011 10:30 am|
The rich are planning to hang onto their wealth and domination, and that is bad for at least 1.8 billion people.
|By: masaccio Sunday September 18, 2011 10:40 am|
One-trick ponies and one-foot bike riders; a story of right-wing economists.
|By: masaccio Monday September 12, 2011 12:20 pm|
In the New York Times Economists Bowl, I call it Princeton 2, Harvard 0.