Anand Giridharadas

author and publisher of the substack “The.Ink”

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Author of “Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World. Previously a columnist for the New York Times and author of The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas.

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Author Anand Giridharadas discusses the distorted libertarian ideology that they use to subvert the American experiment in democracy.

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