Thomas Piketty

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
An image made available on the jihadist Web site Welayat Salahuddin shows fighters with the Islamic State after they  seized an Iraqi army checkpoint in the northern Iraqi province of Salahuddin. (Photo: Welayat Salahuddin/HO via AFP)
With Western-backed, oil-rich monarchies in Gulf holding so much of the wealth, Thomas Piketty says that Middle East region is the 'most unequal on the planet'
Jon Queally, staff writer
French economist celebrates rise of Podemos in Spain and Syriza in Greece as...