Winners Take All

The Elite Charade of Changing the World

Ranked #14 in Democracy, Ranked #39 in Capitalismsee more rankings.

The New York Times bestselling, 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.

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...

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Bill Gates CEO/MicrosoftIn Anand’s thought-provoking book his fresh perspective on solving complex societal problems is admirable. I appreciate his commitment and dedication to spreading social justice. (Source)

Tim O'Reilly Founder/O'Reilly MediaAnand is a deeply insightful thinker, whose view of justice tempered with mercy needs to be widely shared. His forthcoming book is brilliant and important. (Source)

Darren Walker President/Ford Foundation[A] landmark new book. (Source)

David Armano Great book from @AnandWrites that will help anyone understand the forces destined to shape our future. Everyone should read (Source)

Brian Schatz Reading @AnandWrites new book about how to make social change. One of the most insightful and provocative books about what’s going on in America that I’ve read in years. (Source)

Bryan Stevenson An insightful and refreshing perspective on some of the most vexing issues this nation confronts. This is an important book from a gifted writer whose honest exploration of complex problems provides urgently needed clarity in an increasingly confusing era. (Source)

Bradley Whitford @AnandWrites is hypnotically articulate and undeniably correct. Listen to this. @winnerstakeall is a book you need to read. It changed the way I think about economic inequality and what we need to do about it. Must read. (Source)

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