Thomas Piketty Believes There’s Still Time to Save the Middle Class

Over a year ago
Globalization has created more wealth around the world, but in America, rather than being the rising tide that lifts all boats, money is increasingly concentrated in the hands of the population's top 10 percent. But robust democratic institutions can turn this trend around, says Thomas Piketty, professor of economics at the Paris School of Economics and author of the landmark 2013 book Capital in the Twenty-First Century.