[Marxism] Thomas Piketty's latest fan

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed May 14 09:39:07 MDT 2014


On 5/14/14 11:28 AM, Michael Tomasky wrote:
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> *Dear Friend, *
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> Thomas Piketty's /Capital in the Twenty-First Century/ has commandeered
> our intellectual conversation in a way no other book has in recent
> years. You're probably thinking everyone has weighed in on it. Wrong.
>
> Today, we're posting a sneak preview of our Summer issue -- our review
> of Piketty, by Lawrence H. Summers
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> The former Treasury secretary, one of our most distinguished economists,
> offers a comprehensive take on Piketty's arguments
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> While he has "serious reservations" about Piketty's theories as a guide
> to understanding inequality, he believes that his study of the
> phenomenon amounts to a "Nobel Prize-worthy contribution."
>
> Our Summer issue hits newsstands in June. You can look forward to new
> essays from Gen. Stanley McChrystal, former Sen. Harris Wofford, E.J.
> Dionne Jr., Cristina Rodríguez, Paul Starr, Todd Gitlin, and Rachel
> Kleinfeld. As always, thank you for reading.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Michael Tomasky
> Editor
> Democracy: A Journal of Ideas
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