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Writer Anand Giridharadas brutally criticised corporate board members at a conference, asking them ‘where were you’ on the climate crisis, the opioid epidemic, and widening inequality

Anand Giridharadas set off shockwaves this week when he lambasted corporate board members in a discussion at the National Association of Corporate Directors’ annual summit. Giridharadas called out board members, telling them that “a lot of your children and grandchildren do not respect your work.” He also argued that board […]
Writer Anand Giridharadas brutally criticised corporate board members at a conference, asking them ‘where were you’ on the climate crisis, the opioid epidemic, and widening inequality
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Bill Gates is recommending a controversial book that ‘shows that there’s a path through crisis’ for nations in trouble. Here’s why he thinks you should read it.

Bill Gates recently listed “Upheaval,” the latest nonfiction title from vaunted author Jared Diamond, among his top five book recommendations for the summer. A few days earlier, writer Anand Giridharadas panned the book in his review for the New York Times, calling it “sloppy” and “riddled with errors.” Giridharadas wrote […]
Bill Gates is recommending a controversial book that ‘shows that there’s a path through crisis’ for nations in trouble. Here’s why he thinks you should read it.
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The critic who has the world’s richest people buzzing says Americans must not elect another billionaire president

“Winners Take All” author Anand Giridharadas has emerged as an outspoken critic of the elite and a champion of progressive politicians. He believes that America’s most pressing problem is its wide inequality, and that potential presidential candidates Howard Schultz and Michael Bloomberg would be unwilling to make necessary changes like […]
The critic who has the world’s richest people buzzing says Americans must not elect another billionaire president
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‘Changing the world’ has become a way for elites to shoot down ideas that threaten their power, says the critic who has billionaires buzzing

Anand Giridharadas is an author and professor whose book “Winners Take All” is a scathing critique of the way elites treat philanthropy. He said elites claims of “changing the world” protect their interests and reduce the efficacy of democratic change, which is what would yield more lasting results. This article […]
‘Changing the world’ has become a way for elites to shoot down ideas that threaten their power, says the critic who has billionaires buzzing