10 Sep, 2015 @ 10:36
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Economist Thomas Piketty helps Podemos election bid

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Thomas Picketty

THOMAS Piketty, the French economist, is advising Podemos on its economic programme.

The best-selling author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century will join a panel of international experts helping the left-wing party as they gear up for December’s general election.

THOMAS PIKETTY: Popular economist enters Spanish political arena
THOMAS PIKETTY: Popular economist enters Spanish political arena

Podemos and the centrist party Ciudadanos performed well in May’s local elections to offer an alternative to the PP and the Socialists.

Podemos are currently third in polls behind the two traditional parties.

Piketty earned worldwide acclaim when his controversial work came out in 2013.

The book dealt with the deepening inequality between the rich and poor.

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