[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:
...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.

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

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