Capital in the 21st Century

An interesting summation of Thomas Piketty’s hugely influential book, of which the most interesting snippet was probably a reiteration of a quote from Upton Sinclair “it is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”:

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2014/may/08/thomas-piketty-new-gilded-age/

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