Posts Tagged by Thomas Piketty
|January 6, 2015||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The man is more famous for a prize that does not exist — the Nobel in economics (Albert ruled that out) — than he is for promoting smart taxes, darn it.
|October 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
The richest guy on earth is smart and claims to oppose inequality but wants to tax downstream, not upstream. A dumb idea?
|October 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
How’d you like to pay your community, not landlords or banks, for the land under your home? It’d improve equity and efficiency.
|August 4, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
People need to build more, borrow less, and be taxed more sensibly — on the stuff we now speculate on.
|July 21, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Kinsley wrote intelligently for the LA Times and Slate and New Republic and hosted Crossfire.
|July 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Thomas Piketty’s book is a bestseller for a good reason. It uses historical data to show the rich must get richer. But from manmade capital or natural land?
|July 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Peter Barnes has succeeded at making money and doing good. He founded the Credo phone company and promotes the commons.
|June 9, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Piketty uses data, however reliable, to show capitalism must worsen inequality. The solution is older than his numbers.
|May 31, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Jesse Myerson is a lively writer with good ideas that don’t need much refinement to be perfectly spot on — that is, geoist.
|May 22, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Thomas Piketty is all the rage now but still has a long way to go before he can touch the impact of 19th c. hero Henry George.
|May 3, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Thomas Piketty’s bestseller uses data from several countries and centuries to explain inequality.