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Frances O’Grady: “The root of almost all of our problems is inequality”

The TUC general secretary on "creepy" politicians, Thomas Piketty, and why she'd like to be buried with an iPhone

By Prospect Team   September 2018
Fracnes O'Grady of the TUC addresses the crowd

Yes, but have you read Piketty' "Capital"?

First news/historical event you can recall?

England winning the World Cup in 1966. But the flour bombing of the 1970 Miss World contest left a more lasting impression.

The book you are most embarrassed you never yet read?

Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Inequality is rampant, but I need to understand more about how global capital drives it.

One bit of advice you’d give to your younger self?

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