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Why Economist Thomas Piketty Has Scared the Pants Off the American Right

alternet.org — Thomas Piketty is no radical. His 700-page book Capital in the 21st Century is certainly not some kind of screed filled with calls for class warfare. In fact, the wonky and mild-mannered French economist opens his tome with a description of his typical Gen X abhorrence of what he calls the "lazy rhetoric of anticapitalism."
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