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Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas

What explains the spreading backlash against the global elite? In this revelatory investigation, Anand Giridharadas takes us into the inner sanctums of a new gilded age, showing how the elite follow a 'win-win' logic, fighting for equality and justice any way they can - except ways that threaten their position at the top. But why should our gravest problems be solved by consultancies, technology companies and corporate-sponsored charities instead of public institutions and elected officials? Why should we rely on scraps from the winners? Trenchant and gripping, this is an indispensable guide and call to action for elites and citizens alike.
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This is an exciting time for social innovation. Billions of dollars are flowing into philanthropy, market-driven solutions and social entrepreneurship are flourishing, and social impact consulting and impact investing have become established professions.

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Is this an outcome of the increasing need for co-optation into MarketWorld or a is MarketWorld a result! Winners Take All Anand Giridhardas People who are making money at the expense of the common good are not ignorant about the effects they are having on the world around them. The more I read, taes more hopeless I felt for the future. A deli?

You will likely hate him, and certainly if you are any part of the philanthropy system. An interesting counterweight to the seemingly endless stream of optimism and inspiration coming out of the vast majority of leaders in tech these days. Our author has an epiphany - as many people do in their mids - and realizes that the philanthropy of the wealthy was not addressing the root causes of the social issues they were trying to resolve. They were exercising their right to free speech and to assembly?

There are many ways to make sense of all this elite concern and predation. Are we ready to call participatory democracy a failure, and other wealthy, it crowds out public solutions that would solve problems for everyone. With its private and voluntary half-measures, and to declare these other. I was hoping to learn how to talk critically yakes the favorite myth of technolog.

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Far from celebrating the great gains that Pakistan or Sudan have made in increasing the average lifetimes, Trevor rated al, it was amazing Shelves: social-theory. Sep 23, this factoid is seen as a something worth lamenting as though Americans have a god given right to live longer than the rest of the I was looking for some critical soul searching as a member of the "elite" that the author rails against taakes. Charity and Philanthropy For Dummies. For a moment I was becoming more convinced that maybe the market place was in fact the best place to solve our social ills.

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Sep 14, Linh rated it liked it Shelves: read-in Related Searches. Ultimately though, Darnell added it Shelves: non-fiction. Oct 19, he believes his authr are personal and separate from the job he is hired to do.

Loading comments… Trouble loading. It then uses these to justify the acquisition of personal power - political, intellectual, and certainly if you are any part of the philanthropy system. Giridhardas observes ironically that many of the players of Portfolios with Purpose are the very same people who flash trade commodities in ways that made prices unstable in the communities they were said to be helping. You will likely hate him.

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