Eyewitness News on 6 October 2015

I was introduced to Thomas Pikkety’s Capital over eggs, fresh bread and a cup of coffee as I handed over some of my middle-income capital to the waiter serving us at a popular café.

The brief introduction was given by someone with a deep understanding of economics, structural inequality, governance and Pikkety’s work, who had just attended the lecture the night before. The famed French economist, who specialises in understanding income inequality, was recently in Johannesburg to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela Lecture, and a cacophony of voices are weighing in on its relevance.

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