“Piketty is right that our political economy favors the growth of inequality, and that inequality in turn poisons our politics. But while we should aspire to create a society that shares its prosperity, we need to address a much bigger gap than the one between rich and poor. We need to address the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy..”

Source: www.commondreams.org

Interesting review of Piketty’s book from the perspective of ‘limits to growth’. The challenge is to combine economic policies which respect  the planetary limits but at the same time set social limits to inequality.

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