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The Politics of a Word in America

Matthew Bowman is Howard W. Hunter Chair of Mormon Studies and Associate Professor of History and Religion at Claremont Graduate University and the author of The Mormon People: The Making of an American Faith.

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In his surprising and powerful new work, A Brief History of Equality, Thomas Piketty reminds us that the grand sweep of history gives us reasons to be optimistic. Over the centuries, he shows, we have been moving toward greater equality. We asked him about his impassioned new book: why he wrote it, how it’s optimistic, and what we need to do to continue making progress on creating an equitable world.