The recently published Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty is an indispensable book for anyone interested in learning more about the unequal distribution of wealth in the world today. As I read this major 950-page study, which is supplemented by a large amount of statistical data and tables available on Internet (http://piketty.pse.ens.fr/fr/capital21c), it became blindingly obvious that the Occupy Wall Street movement is completely right to target the richest 1%.
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Senior lecturer at the University of Liege
President of the Committee for the Abolition of Third World Debt