NY Books: Why We’re in a New Gilded Age, by Paul Krugman

Money — it’s still a family thing

Krugman here is reviewing a book by the French economist Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Piketty and his colleagues at the Paris School of Economics have focused their research on the ultra-rich, a segment of the population that most economists had by and large ignored. Piketty’s group found …

(Courtesy of Mohammed Dajani/ Handout Image ) - Mohammed Dajani, a Palestinian university professor, took 27 of his Palestinian students to Auschwitz last month on a project to learn more about the Holocaust and to study empathy.