What It Really Takes to Change the World | Anand Giridharadas

Scheduled for Jan 16, 2019

In his acclaimed book Winners Take All, Anand Giridharadas offers a trenchant analysis of a global elite who claim to be in the business of ‘changing the world’ while all the while preserving a status quo that favours their interests and obscures their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. Taking us into the inner sanctums of a new gilded age, Giridharadas shows how the rich and powerful fight for equality and justice any way they can – except ways that threaten the social order and their position at the top. We see how they rebrand themselves as saviours of the poor; how they reward ‘thought leaders’ who redefine ‘change’ in winner-friendly ways; and how they constantly seek to do more good, but never less harm.

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