From The Nation, Timothy Shenk on Thomas Piketty and Millennial Marxists on the scourge of inequality: Capitalism’s new critics take on an economics run amok. Thomas Piketty doesn’t hate capitalism — he just wants to fix it. Why hasn’t democracy saved us from inequality? Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage on how (fantastic storyteller) Thomas Piketty’s bestseller raises as many questions as it answers (and more and more). Thomas Piketty is right: Robert Solow reviews Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Daniel Altman on everything you need to know to talk about inequality. What do average Americans think about inequality? Claude Fischer wonders. Why wouldn’t people want to reduce inequality? David Siegel on how economic elites, and the media can make us more comfortable with inequality. Income inequality in the U.S. is now as bad as it was in aristocratic Europe — are the bread riots finally coming? Don’t blame the Internet for rising inequality: John Quiggin on how inequality is caused by ideology, not technology. If we see inequality because of technology, it's because the government wanted us to have inequality. Better insurance against inequality: The tax system could be tweaked to respond whenever the income gap widens. Helaine Olen on why self help is no help for inequality. Stephen Bezruchka on how inequality kills. Jaime Fuller on 10 numbers that explain why income inequality is a hot topic. Danny Vinik interviews Robert Shiller on his plan to prevent massive income inequality in the future. Will phony populists hijack the fight against inequality? These days everyone wants to “create opportunity”, but few want a class war.

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