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Anand Giridharadas

Anand Giridharadas’s parents left India to make a life in America, and Giridharadas has spent much of his career looking back at India. He began his journalism career in 2005 as an international reporter for the International Herald Tribune and The Times from Mumbai. His 2011 memoir India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking recounts his time reexploring India while the country remade itself during an economic boom. He is a former columnist and reporter for the New York Times and has reported from all over the world. He is also an on-air political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC and has made frequent appearances on other television and radio programs. Giridharadas is also a  visiting scholar at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University and a Henry Crown fellow of the Aspen Institute. Giridharadas is the author of The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas (2014) and his latest, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World.

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Saturday, October 13

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