• April 18, 2014
    The flaw in Thomas Piketty's book is that it is not a tour de force of theory, enabling mainstream economists to ignore its powerful message.
  • April 18, 2014
    The Nobel prize-winning economist tells Bill that America is on the road to becoming a society controlled by those with inherited wealth, like "Gordon Gekko's son or daughter."
  • April 18, 2014 | Moyers & Company
    Economist Paul Krugman explains how the United States is becoming an oligarchy - the very system our founders revolted against.
  • April 18, 2014
    An heir to Alexis de Tocqueville's tradition of analytic history, economist Thomas Piketty has a message that could not be more different.
  • April 18, 2014
    Informed by data, economist Thomas Piketty evaluates — and rejects — a number of generally accepted conclusions in economic thought.
  • April 18, 2014
    Thomas Piketty's monumental book seeks to understand the “laws of motion” of capitalism and puts labor and capital squarely back in economics.
  • April 17, 2014
    "There are parallels to today, when we see the same kind of hue and cry, and fear that America is turning socialist."
  • April 16, 2014
    Deepening inequalities in the US will keep to their disastrous course unless and until their victims and opponents build an organized coalition.
  • April 15, 2014
    The French economist answered this and other questions about Capital in the Twenty-First Century at a forum last week. Watch video of the event here.
  • April 11, 2014
    Bill, an 11-year-old at the time of FDR's death, reflects on his father's reaction to the news that the president had passed away.