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Autori Sezioni: Thomas B. Edsall


Why Is It So Hard for Democracy to Deal With Inequality?

Over the past few decades, political scientists have advanced a broad range of arguments to explain why democracy has failed to stem the growth of inequality. Most recently, Thomas Piketty, a French economist who is the author of “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” has come up with a straightforward answer: Traditional parties of the left […]