Thomas Piketty: Three Years On

David Runciman, Helen Thompson and Thomas Piketty

Revisiting the interview with the economist Thomas Piketty recorded the week Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency, David and Helen ask what have we learned since? Where does Macron fit on the left/right political spectrum? What has his cult of personality done to French politics? And are we anywhere nearer knowing how to tackle the problem of inequality?

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