Bloomberg View columnist
Bloomberg View columnist and a member of the Bloomberg View editorial board. He is the author of 'Complicit: How Greed and Collusion Made the Credit Crisis Unstoppable'.
Thomas Piketty, the French economist whose book Capital in the Twenty-First Century took the world by storm last year, is back in the spotlight as Greece teeters on the edge of bankruptcy's abyss. Germany, Mr Piketty argued in a recent interview with Die Zeit newspaper, "has no standing to lecture other nations" because it is "the country that has never repaid its debts".