MARCH 26, 2014 Piketty’s Inequality Story in Six Charts BY JOHN CASSIDY In this week’s magazine, I’ve got a lengthy piece about “Capital in the Twenty-first Century,” a new book about rising inequality by Thomas Piketty, a French economist, that is sparking a lot of comment and debate. (Brad DeLong has a useful summary of some early reviews.) I’ll go further into that discussion in future … Continue reading Piketty’s Inequality Story in Six Charts – The New Yorker
By Jon Crooks It’s the economy stupid! We need an end to austerity. No more cuts! It’s time to look at alternative ways of clearing the deficit whilst investing in public services and infrastructure, in a way that doesn’t punish disabled people, the unemployed and the low paid. The Tories have controlled the debate up to now. Making out that it’s all about cuts in … Continue reading Why We Must Fight The Tories on Every Front – Reason #1 The Economy.