Phillip W. Magness

U.S. Economic & Political History

Piketty uses false history to promote Bernie’s tax plan

| February 20, 2016

Thomas Piketty is back in the news again with a strange new political op-ed espousing the presidential candidacy of Bernie Sanders. As with most things Piketty, his end game in backing Sanders comes down to higher taxes. Sanders has pledged to raise income tax rates on the upper brackets, so Piketty has accordingly attempted to […]