HARDtalk interview: Has Thomas Piketty emerged unscathed?
Stephen Sackur, the popular presenter and moderator, interviewed French economist Thomas Piketty on BBC’s HARDtalk.
Thomas’s book “Capital in the 21st Century” (Harvard University Press, 2014) has become an unlikely international best-seller. His thesis carries echoes of Karl Marx; modern capitalism, he believes, works in favour of entrenched wealth and exacerbates inequality. Recently, his research and conclusions have come under intense fire; has Thomas Piketty emerged unscathed?
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