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Winners take all: the elite charade of changing the world
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.
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288 pages ; 25 cm
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. An essential read for understanding some of the egregious abuses of power that dominate today’s news.

"Impassioned.... Entertaining reading.” The Washington Post


Anand Giridharadas takes us into the inner sanctums of a new gilded age, where the rich and powerful fight for equality and justice any way they can—except ways that threaten the social order and their position atop it. They rebrand themselves as saviors of the poor; they lavishly reward “thought leaders” who redefine “change” in ways that preserve the status quo; and they constantly seek to do more good, but never less harm.  
  
Giridharadas asks hard questions: Why, for example, should our gravest problems be solved by the unelected upper crust instead of the public institutions it erodes by lobbying and dodging taxes? His groundbreaking investigation has already forced a great, sorely needed reckoning among the world’s wealthiest and those they hover above, and it points toward an answer: Rather than rely on scraps from the winners, we must take on the grueling democratic work of building more robust, egalitarian institutions and truly changing the world—a call to action for elites and everyday citizens alike.
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General Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-276) and index.
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Giridharadas, A. (2018). Winners take all: the elite charade of changing the world. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

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Giridharadas, Anand. 2018. Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

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Giridharadas, Anand, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

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Giridharadas, Anand. Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. Print.

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