Frédéric Lordon: “Why Piketty isn’t Marx”

“Thomas Piketty’s global renown shouldn’t stop us from asking some hard political questions — or rather questions about his intellectual and political deception. The media have been almost unanimous about his Capital in the Twenty-First Century  (1), proof in itself of the book’s total innocuousness. The world would have to have changed a great deal for Libération, Le Monde, the New York Times, the Washington Post and many more to be so enthusiastic about anything actually controversial.”

Full article here.

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