Thomas Piketty

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Sanders’ success demonstrates that a substantial proportion of America is tired of the rise in inequality," writes the French economist, "and intends to return to a progressive agenda and the American tradition of egalitarianism." (Photo: Albert/cc/flickr)
Regardless of Sanders win, Thomas Piketty predicts 'the end of the politico-ideological cycle' brought on by Ronald Reagan at the behest of financial elites
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...
Jon Queally, staff writer
French economist celebrates rise of Podemos in Spain and Syriza in Greece as...