How we bought into the idea that global elites are the ones to solve social woes

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Students are heading off to college this time of year. Many hope to change the world, and they might look up to elites and philanthropists who’ve donated millions of dollars to their schools. But these philanthropists not only put mere band-aids over a broken system, they’re why the system’s broken in the first place. That’s according to Anand Giridharadas in his new book “Winners Take All.”


Author Anand Giridharadas. Credit: Mackenzie Stroh.

Credits

Guest:
Anand Giridharadas - author of “Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World. - @anandwrites

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole, Yael Even Or