Issues & Ideas

Issues & Ideas

ALMA space observatory

Surrounded by mountains in northern Chile, the ALMA space observatory has detected the molecules that gave rise to life on earth. Video by Maryrose Fison/Special to the Miami Herald

Issues & Ideas

Hernando De Soto dissects Thomas Piketty’s apocalyptic political thesis

Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century has attracted worldwide attention not because he crusades against inequality — many of us do that — but because of its central thesis, based on his reading of the 19th and 20th centuries: that capital “mechanically produces arbitrary, unsustainable inequalities” inevitably leading the world to misery, violence and wars and will continue to do so in this century.

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ALMA space observatory

Surrounded by mountains in northern Chile, the ALMA space observatory has detected the molecules that gave rise to life on earth. Video by Maryrose Fison/Special to the Miami Herald
ALMA space observatory 0:37

ALMA space observatory

Heavy police activity near scene of a shooting on South Beach 0:10

Heavy police activity near scene of a shooting on South Beach

Shots fired on South Beach 0:26

Shots fired on South Beach

Miami Marlins rookie shortstop J.T. Riddle talks about his big day Sunday. 2:54

Miami Marlins rookie shortstop J.T. Riddle talks about his big day Sunday.