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Description: Thomas Piketty turned 18 in 1989, when the Berlin Wall fell, so he was spared the tortured, decades-long French intellectual debate about the virtues and vices of communism. Even more telling, he remembers, was a trip he took with a close friend to Romania in early 1990, after the collapse of the Soviet empire.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Apr 19, 2014

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/20/business/international/taking-on-adam-smith-and-karl-marx.html

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the key commentary about the world of finance and the how wealth is created and distributed.
  • Do you agree with these assessments?

 

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