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Honore de Balzac

  • n  French novelist; he portrays the complexity of 19th century French society (1799-1850)
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  • How a New Bill Could Fix the Pay Gap Between Fast-Food CEOs and Workers
    At McDonald’s, employees are encouraged to apply for food stamps if they aren’t making enough to eat. French economist Thomas Piketty makes a convincing argument that the only way anyone gets ahead in the world is by being rich to start with—that “There is but one way, to get rich,” as Honore de Balzac wrote in his 1835 novel Father Goriot, “marry a woman who has money.” While Piketty’s Capital ...
    April 25, 2014 - Takepart.com via Yahoo! News

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