Giridharadas is the author of The Persuaders: At the Center of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy. He is also the author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, The True American. He is a political analyst for NBC News and teaches at NYU.
How America’s Elites Lost Their Grip
On March 29, 2003, at a wedding reception in the Harvard Faculty Club, Lawrence W. Reed gave a toast in honor of the friend whom he was serving as best man—one Joseph P. Overton. Overton...By Anand Giridharadas
'I'm the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.' The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister
"In terms of the public, I’m winning this race ... In terms of my colleagues, I’m losing it."By Anand Giridharadas / London
Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First.
Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit...By Anand Giridharadas
Bernie Sander Might Have to Change Himself to Change America
If Bernie Sanders wants to change America, first he may have to change himselfBy Anand Giridharadas
The Two Elizabeth Warrens: Bankruptcy Law Liz and Michelob Ultra Betsy
There are at least two Elizabeth Warrens — Bankruptcy Law Liz and Michelob Ultra Betsy. Bankruptcy Law Liz has more sweeping policy ideas than you have friends. She reads two books a week, which happens...By Anand Giridharadas
Why Jeff Bezos' Philanthropy Plan Is Well-Intended — and Misguided
The world's richest man made a key mistake with his generous givingBy Anand Giridharadas
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