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Thomas Piketty's Capital: everything you need to know about the surprise bestseller

Thomas Piketty's Capital: everything you need to know about the surprise bestseller | SNS Economics | Scoop.it
The radical economist's book Capital in the Twenty-First century has angered the right with its powerful argument about wealth, democracy and why capitalism will always create inequality, says Paul Mason
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LRB · Benjamin Kunkel · Paupers and Richlings: Piketty’s ‘Capital’

LRB · Benjamin Kunkel · Paupers and Richlings: Piketty’s ‘Capital’ | SNS Economics | Scoop.it
Capitalist societies today exhibit ‘an arbitrary and inequitable distribution of wealth and incomes’ as bad as or worse than in the 1930s, when Keynes declared this one of ‘the outstanding faults of the economic society in which we live’. (The other – not unrelated – was the . . .
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Royal Mail sale 'lost taxpayers £1bn'

Royal Mail sale 'lost taxpayers £1bn' | SNS Economics | Scoop.it
Taxpayers may have lost out on around £1bn in undervalued Royal Mail shares and assets, a committee of MPs says.
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The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060

The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060 | SNS Economics | Scoop.it
Paul Mason: Populations with access to technology and a sense of their human rights will not accept inequality
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UK construction industry in surprise slowdown in May

UK construction industry in surprise slowdown in May | SNS Economics | Scoop.it
Construction output dropped 1.1% from April as private housebuilding stagnated
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