Philip Copeman

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October 2015 Blog Posts (1)

21st Century Capital, Income and Inequality

 Thomas Piketty, author of Capital in the 21st Century, belatedly lands in South Africa to the rapturous applause of the socialists. Not since Keynes has an economist had such a rapport with the "guardians of the poor". The idea that you can improve the world by taking away resources from the productive and giving it to the non productive, who will then "spend" us to a bright new future, has always had universal appeal to the 99%. Piketty is their 21st Century Poster Boy.…

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