Anand Giridharadas: Beware of billionaire ‘do-gooders’: ‘Their vision is fundamentally incompatible with democracy’

Described by a Guardian reviewer as “superb hate-reading”, writer and columnist Anand Giridharadas’s latest book Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World investigates the hypocrisy of billionaire “do-gooders”.

Anand Giridharadas questions how and why we have become reliant on the philanthropy of the super-rich to help solve our biggest global issues, and their role in eroding the public institutions that should be leading the way

Giridharadas is an editor-at-large for TIME and was a foreign correspondent and columnist for The New York Times from 2005 to 2016. His two previous books are India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking and The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas.

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