[Marxism] Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century online complete

Charlie charles1848 at sbcglobal.net
Wed Apr 23 16:06:23 MDT 2014


Andrew Pollack wrote:
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...glorifying income inequality as THE source of all ills and a 
progressive tax as the panacea. From Henry George through David Graeber 
and now Piketty, the monocausalists never go away.
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To be fair, Piketty does not indict wealth inequality as the source of 
all ills. (He welcomes a large amount of inequality on Horatio Alger 
grounds.) His main concern is that rentier wealth threatens "democracy."

As for monocausal, it depends on the cause. The capital-labor relation 
is a good candidate, no?

My review of Piketty is at
http://mltoday.com/professor-piketty-fights-orthodoxy-and-attacks-inequality






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