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Economist Has Convincing Theory on How Extreme Inequality Creates Extremist Violence

Economist Has Convincing Theory on How Extreme Inequality Creates Extremist Violence

Published on Monday, November 30, 2015 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer Influential French economist Thomas Piketty is raising important questions this week after positing a theory that the rise of the Islamic State (or ISIS) can be attributed, at least in part, to extreme regional inequality in the Middle East fueled largely by oil wealth. Piketty […]

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