Column: Shining light on source of income inequality



Four or five years ago, a producer from an hourlong, Sunday night TV news magazine called to talk to me about income inequality. I recommended that she speak with French economist Thomas Piketty.

Fast forward to today; the segment hasn’t yet been made, but given the enthusiasm over Piketty’s new book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” I suspect that producer will have a hard time booking the professor.

 

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