FDL Book Salon Welcomes Knut and Masaccio for a Discussion About Thomas Piketty’s Book: Capital in the Twenty-First Century

By: Sunday June 29, 2014 1:59 pm

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.

 

Money in a Trillion Dollar Coin World

By: 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.

Your Economic Liberty Ends Where My Bank Account Begins

By: 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.

We Can’t Afford This Oligarchy

By: Sunday November 27, 2011 11:00 am

We need austerity. We can’t afford our Oligarchs any more.

It Looks the Same but Something Has Changed

By: 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.

Bicycle Economics

By: Sunday September 18, 2011 10:40 am

One-trick ponies and one-foot bike riders; a story of right-wing economists.

Krugman Takes Out Barro and Mankiw with One Chart

By: Monday September 12, 2011 12:20 pm

In the New York Times Economists Bowl, I call it Princeton 2, Harvard 0.

Labor and The Left

By: Sunday September 4, 2011 11:00 am

It won’t be easy to reunite Labor and the Left to pursue progressive economic policies. There is a lot of bad history between the groups.

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