Book Review: ‘Time for Socialism,’ by Thomas Piketty – The New York Times

According to the New York Times’ Book Review of ‘Time for Socialism,’ by Thomas Piketty ,

Piketty calls for a “universal capital endowment” for all citizens beginning at birth, funded by taxes on wealth and inheritances.

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Though provocative, none of these ideas is remarkable or original.

Well I am sure the idea wasn’t original with me either. But what is remarkable (to me) is the lack of a strong movement arguing for this for decades.

 

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