Thomas Piketty, "Capital and Ideology" (Cancelled)


Monday, April 6, 2020, 4:30pm to 6:30pm


Milstein West B, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

"Capital and Ideology"

Thomas Piketty, Professor of Economics, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris School of Economics

Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, Harvard University; Co-Director, Business & Environment Initiative, Harvard Business School
Rakesh Khurana, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University; Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development, Harvard Business School; Dean of Harvard College.

Chair: Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History, Harvard University

 Capital and Ideology in HARDCOVERThomas Piketty’s bestselling Capital in the Twenty-First Century galvanized global debate about inequality. In this follow-up, Piketty challenges us to revolutionize how we think about politics, ideology, and history. He exposes the ideas that have sustained inequality for the past millennium, reveals why the shallow politics of right and left are failing us today, and outlines the structure of a fairer economic system. Read more