REVIEW: Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty

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Karl Marx — Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Activists dressed as musicians and wearing masks depicting leaders of the members of the G7 protest against wealth inequality in Brussels. —Reuters WITH a hardback edition that is almost 700 pages long and weighs more than a kilogramme, Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century possesses a daunting physical presence that can perhaps partially explain why it has the dubious distinction of being a book that, despite topping multiple bestseller lists when it was published last year, has largely remained unread. Indeed, according to Amazon, the majority of people who downloaded the […]