Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis / Thomas Piketty ; translated from the French and annotated by Seth Ackerman.
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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.
- Copyright: ©2016
|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.
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.
Translated from the French.
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