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Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis / Thomas Piketty ; translated from the French and annotated by Seth Ackerman.

Piketty, Thomas, 1971- author. (Author).
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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 330.9 PIKETTY (Text) 33946003124687 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 330.94 PIK (Text) 34330512925869 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 330.94 Piketty (Text) 31208912448802 non-fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780544663329
  • ISBN: 0544663322
  • ISBN: 9780544868847
  • ISBN: 0544868846
  • Physical Description: xii, 212 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Why save the bankers? -- A trillion dollars -- Obama and FDR: a misleading analogy -- Profits, wages, and inequality -- The Irish disaster -- Central banks at work -- Forgotten inequalities -- Mysteries of the carbon tax -- Lessons for the tax system from the Bettencourt affair -- Enough of GDP, let's go back to national income -- Down with idiotic taxes! -- Who will be the winners of the crisis? -- With or without a platform? -- Record bank profits: a matter of politics -- No, the Greeks aren't lazy -- Europe against the markets -- Rethinking central banks -- Does Liliane Bettencourt pay taxes? -- Toward a calm debate on the wealth tax -- Should we fear the Fed? -- The scandal of the Irish bank bailout -- Japan: private wealth, public debts -- Greece: for a European bank tax -- Poor as jobs -- Rethinking the European project--and fast -- Protectionism: a useful weapon ... For lack of anything better -- Francois Hollande, a new Roosevelt for Europe? -- Federalism: the only solution -- The what and why of federalism -- Action, fast! -- Merkhollande and the Eurozone: shortsighted selfishness -- The Italian elections: Europe's responsibility -- For a European wealth tax -- Slavery: reparations through transparency -- A new Europe to overcome the crisis -- Can growth save us? -- IMF: still a ways to go! -- Libé: what does it mean to be free? -- On oligarchy in America -- To the polls, citizens! -- The exorbitant cost of being a small country -- Capital in Hong Kong? -- Capital according to Carlos Fuentes -- 2015: what shocks can get Europe moving? -- Spreading the democratic revolution to the rest of Europe -- The double hardship of the working class -- Must debts always be paid back? -- A crackdown alone will solve nothing.
Summary, etc.: Shares incisive commentary on the financial meltdown and its aftermath, counseling democratic societies on how to avoid the practices that have led to unregulated markets and economic inequality.
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Subject: Financial crises > Europe.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009.
Banks and banking, Central > Europe.
Monetary policy > Europe.
Europe > Economic policy.
Europe > Economic conditions > 21st century.
Europe > Politics and government > 21st century.

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