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News | Dec. 10, 2021

Responding to China: The Case For Global Justice and Democratic Socialism

By Thomas Piketty INSS Speaker Series

Summary

Western countries are still struggling to define their attitude towards the Beijing regime. In this talk on February 22, 2022, Thomas Piketty will argue that the right answer lies in ending Western arrogance and promoting a new emancipatory and egalitarian horizon on a global scale, a new form of democratic and participatory, ecological and post-colonial socialism. If they stick to their usual lecturing posture and a dated hyper-capitalist model, Western countries may find it extremely difficult to meet the Chinese challenge.

Speaker Bio

Responding to China: The Case for Global Justice and Democratic Socialism
Responding to China: The Case for Global Justice and Democratic Socialism
Responding to China: The Case for Global Justice and Democratic Socialism with Thomas Piketty
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VIRIN: 211220-D-BD104-1011

Thomas Piketty is a French economist who is Professor of Economics at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Associate Chair at the Paris School of Economics and Centennial Professor of Economics in the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics. Piketty is the author of “Capital in the 21st Century” (2013) and “Capital and Ideology” (2020).