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How do we translate interest in Piketty’s new book into policy action ?

Willy De Backer‘s insight:

Very good question in this New Economics Foundation article, but I am afraid the answer is not very satisfactory. Getting more people to vote will not change much. I live in Belgium where we have mandatory voting but still the silent majority votes for parties which will increase inequality in Belgian society.

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