Thomas Picketty | The western elite is preventing us from going after the assets of Russia’s hyper-rich | published March 16, 2022

"The confrontation between 'democracies' and 'autocracies' is overplayed, forgetting that western countries share with Russia and China an unbridled, hyper-capitalist ideology, and a legal, fiscal and political system that is increasingly favourable to large fortunes."

article at The Guardian