Piketty on New Times/ Debt Collections (HUM415)

This is an interesting article by French economic historian Thomas Piketty. It’s effectively an endorsement of Bernie Sanders, but more importantly it offers a thumbnail sketch of the transformation in capitalism from the Social Democratic/ Keynesian to the Neoliberal.

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/commentisfree/2016/feb/16/thomas-piketty-bernie-sanders-us-election-2016

Also of note: a man in Houston was arrested by 7 US marshals for a 30 year old student loan, apparently.

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