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Capitalism’s Dark Secret: How Piketty’s Capital Exposes the Continuing Rise of Economic Inequality

Excerpt: In “Capital,” economist Thomas Piketty delves into the history of economic inequality and the concentration of wealth. Through extensive data analysis, he argues that the gap between the rich and the poor has been increasing in recent decades and that this trend is likely to continue unless drastic action is taken. Piketty’s book has already had a major impact on the way we think about inequality and the role of wealth in society and is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the root causes of economic inequality.

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