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Piketty's 'Capital' could change policy playing field

Joe Kefauver is managing partner of Parquet Public Affairs, an issue management, communications, government relations and reputation assurance firm that specializes in service sector industries. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation’s Restaurant News.

No doubt by now many readers of this publication have heard about – or maybe even read – an important new book by French economist Thomas Piketty,"Capital in the Twenty-First Century." This 700-page tome has become an overnight sensation and a must-read for those engaged on either side of our national dialogue about income inequality, wealth redistribution and the ever-popular “1 percent versus 99 percent” narrative. In fact, it is quickly gaining cult status

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