Saturday, April 19, 2014

Taking on Adam Smith (and Karl Marx) -

Taking on Adam Smith (and Karl Marx) -

"PARIS — 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."

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