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Time for socialism : dispatches from a world on fire, 2016-2021 / Thomas Piketty ; translation from the original French by Kristin Couper.

By: Piketty, Thomas, 1971-.
Contributor(s): Couper, Kristin [translator.].
Publisher: London : Yale University Press, 2021Description: viii, 346 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780300259667.Uniform titles: Vivement le socialisme! English Subject(s): Economic history -- 21st century | Socialism -- History -- 21st century | Economics -- Political aspects | Political science | Europe -- Economic conditions -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 330.905 Summary: As a correspondent for the French newspaper Le Monde, world-renowned economist Thomas Piketty has documented the rise and fall of Trump, the drama of Brexit, Emmanuel Macron's ascendance to the French presidency, the unfolding of a global pandemic, and much else besides, always from the perspective of his fight for a more equitable world. This collection brings together those articles and is prefaced by an extended introductory essay, in which Piketty argues that the time has come to support an inclusive and expansive conception of socialism as a counterweight against the hypercapitalism that defines our current economic ideology. These essays offer a first draft of history from one of the world's leading economists and public figures, detailing the struggle against inequalities and tax evasion, in favor of a federalist Europe and a globalization more respectful of work and the environment.
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"Originally published as Vivement le Socialisme! Chroniques, 2016-2020, Ã âEditions du Seuil, 2020."--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

As a correspondent for the French newspaper Le Monde, world-renowned economist Thomas Piketty has documented the rise and fall of Trump, the drama of Brexit, Emmanuel Macron's ascendance to the French presidency, the unfolding of a global pandemic, and much else besides, always from the perspective of his fight for a more equitable world. This collection brings together those articles and is prefaced by an extended introductory essay, in which Piketty argues that the time has come to support an inclusive and expansive conception of socialism as a counterweight against the hypercapitalism that defines our current economic ideology. These essays offer a first draft of history from one of the world's leading economists and public figures, detailing the struggle against inequalities and tax evasion, in favor of a federalist Europe and a globalization more respectful of work and the environment.

Translated from the French.

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