Inequality and its causes are sensitive topics in Communist China. Photo: AFPInequality and its causes are sensitive topics in Communist China. Photo: AFP
Inequality and its causes are sensitive topics in Communist China. Photo: AFP

China censors Thomas Piketty’s book that touches on nation’s growing inequality

  • President Xi Jinping heaped lavish praise on French economist’s first book Capital in the 21st Century, which critiqued the failings of capitalism
  • But Piketty says his latest book on inequality is unavailable in the mainland because he has refused to allow sections critical of China’s wealth gap to be censored

Topic |   China economy
Inequality and its causes are sensitive topics in Communist China. Photo: AFPInequality and its causes are sensitive topics in Communist China. Photo: AFP
Inequality and its causes are sensitive topics in Communist China. Photo: AFP
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