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Anand Giridharadas @AnandWrites Brooklyn, New York

@TIME editor at large. Author of @WinnersTakeAll, THE TRUE AMERICAN, & INDIA CALLING. MSNBC political analyst. @PriyaParker's man. Father. Rhymes with "almond."

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At a forum sponsored by @PepsiCo, Steve Mnuchin explains how President Trump can eat such bad-for-you food and stil… https://t.co/iGGXxcZ9VvJoe Biden: Yay civil rights!!! Also Joe Biden: https://t.co/7UchYscGry https://t.co/7NM9Bh5EfZ @CatatonicHotdog This is very well said @BanerjeeShonali Yours. For free.And you marched in the civil rights movement, right? https://t.co/KZyp6Ufocy https://t.co/7UchYscGryIf Bangladesh is not Ukraine, then what is Paraguay? https://t.co/8wY3wp7P0XThis is a fascinating & enjoyable listen just after Davos! My cool friends @Oxfam spoke to @AnandWrites abt changi… https://t.co/Oe2v2cEhtk
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasFirst you advocate for a movement that shreds the American dream for young people. Then you blame them. https://t.co/zeRHltQn9IYou didn't just erase a photo You erased a continent But I am stronger than ever https://t.co/J34WMXvPAo
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasHey Siri, what’s the opposite of not knowing someone? Siri: The opposite of not knowing someone is asking them to… https://t.co/lD0v19bdkAbajillionaire
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasA moment to behold in American politics. https://t.co/lRpl5Hgi7E
1/25
2020
Yesssssss https://t.co/uibLJ17QpHThis is why #Davos won't save us: Among the people least qualified to improve the state of the world are those who… https://t.co/gI7UX9f9JvBrilliant interview between @MMFlint and @AnandWrites covering the reality of how wealth, philanthropy, politics an… https://t.co/H4BaZauJn6
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasThe very same people who talk about giving back after they have made their billions are the same people who don’t p… https://t.co/njjorQZ9p0
Retweeted by Anand Giridharadas‘Maybe the thing to do with billionaires is not to have them.’ Fascinating conversation between @AnandWrites with… https://t.co/AgQfLyl1eD
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasAlso on Day 2 @JaipurLitFest @AnandWrites and Asne Seierstad on the elite charade of changing the world. Frances… https://t.co/3eHbhcwtMz
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasI’m excited to be back in India and at the spectacular #JaipurLitFest2020. If you’re here, come to my talk today,… https://t.co/jYdqHBKQMn.@RepAdamSchiff: "We believe we will have made the case overwhelmingly of the President's guilt. He has done what h… https://t.co/juiPQ9UUIm
Retweeted by Anand Giridharadas“No constitution can protect us if right doesn’t matter anymore.” Stunning and emotional words from @RepAdamSchiff. https://t.co/cunecfJrE6
1/24
2020
Right, because everyone knows the “realistic” thing to do is allow the CEO of The British Petroleum Company to dict… https://t.co/VhYouufj05
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasTomorrow at 11.00h we will have a climate strike at Bubenbrunnenplatz/Postplatz, Davos. You are more than welcome to join us!
Retweeted by Anand Giridharadas @StudleyEsq Yes, this is one of those “Which one is your personality?” photos.https://t.co/tlOgi2uEIECourtyard pulley https://t.co/Z9QoHL4FeLhttps://t.co/07fnKiGobAMy personal printing store and my personal ass store. https://t.co/eO7pTXYlKnPlayers. https://t.co/wMX9VTHWrvhttps://t.co/xuQ68ARChWNews and fruit. https://t.co/J9BjVGYx46Sweets and snacks in Jaipur, India. https://t.co/oQ44Mr9qdAAnd some American of conscience attending Davos should draft a letter to Klaus Schwab demanding an explanation and… https://t.co/Wy9asjI0W8Also to reporters in Davos: How is this statement not bigger news? It is a full-throated endorsement, and fictional rewriting, of Trumpism.And for making a statement that belittles those kids on the border, so many undocumented people, the communities wh… https://t.co/9XJwZyxAA8But if this isn’t a statement he wants to defend, I would recommend that he forcefully and cleanly apologize for ma… https://t.co/DCWD3d9PZhIf Klaus Schwab meant what he said, I would love to interview him to learn more. Maybe we in America don’t realize… https://t.co/mnp6Yys0fOWhy aren’t attendees clamoring for Klaus Schwab to retract this ridiculous and dangerous statement? It turns a gia… https://t.co/36ec90Ah3V @perpetualetrnl @wef This is exactly right. It’s right there!Even by its own standard, the @WEF at Davos hit a new low with this false, cynical portrait of Trump as a uniter.… https://t.co/7P2Z7T8WwEI have Klaustrophobia. https://t.co/zXjqXSKq2vThis is why I prefer MBS to send me VHS cassettes.Since Jamie Dimon has mustered thoughts on capitalism once again, I'm re-sharing this about our capitalism chat. https://t.co/Y4xVOeHBzn @jessicadimmock And absolutely this: https://t.co/XG7sdM13gVHollywood's all about good causes, right? Well, here's one. The Directors Guild of America kicks women filmmakers… https://t.co/flWht48KGpA lot of people who don’t pay other people enough feel this way. https://t.co/lIvQFptKEp
1/23
2020
“Planting trees is a nice idea that’s useful mostly because it exposes how little political or real capital the wea… https://t.co/CowjVsZnJZPhoto of dudes getting new phones rn https://t.co/X5NJk5B4rqTrump owes me a new book topic if this is really true.Oh good https://t.co/s3G9QX8hDPOr, All you need to know about @BernieSanders contained in one anecdote about him, me, and a van.… https://t.co/9yRDfYUhdvIn June, I reported from inside the @BernieSanders campaign on the effort to learn from 2016 and bring in new voter… https://t.co/t8Q20QzUMmMumbai again. So many memories. https://t.co/CLO2jRoZf6John Roberts has either never heard of the both sides meme or has totally heard of it and is gently trolling us all https://t.co/yhr7f88j0rWages and taxes. https://t.co/Int7ecrTkV
1/22
2020
Only davos video you’ll need to watch this year. Last year I think it was the guy ranting about taxes. This is m… https://t.co/B5zl3DW9SF
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasPLUTES GONNA PLUTE. @HelenClarkNZ @_rebeccamills Any pushback?I can’t stop thinking about how the head of Davos said to Donald Trump, “All your politics, certainly, are aiming t… https://t.co/DMibmOOIg2Maybe stop actively selling services to oil companies to grow profits? https://t.co/Pagn3T8iCg https://t.co/pf7CrMO5mNIn the hierarchical, Klaus-centric @wef, it is notable when a staffer calls out a flagrant lie by the boss. Thank… https://t.co/M6h1jOjsjp“All your politics, certainly, are aiming at creating better inclusiveness for the American people” — Klaus Schwab,… https://t.co/Nmvvtv6dmQDelete your conference https://t.co/QRi3x5uGUMIs @WEF drunk? How does one write such a tweet treating the utterance of a climate denier at face value, ignoring… https://t.co/HilhoMN1HwAmerica is in its most dangerous political moment in decades. And the @wef, instead of having our back, is giving o… https://t.co/W8TNpwxN6zThis tweet ought to be remembered as the end of Davos and Davosism. Look at the @wef uncritically parroting the wo… https://t.co/r3Psud1gmlTaxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes T… https://t.co/wQdhnKKPzL
Retweeted by Anand Giridharadas @brianschatz Oooh, I will try to catch the tail end of that, and maybe we can go for lunch at the ExxonMobil Green New Deal Pavilion?JUST KIDDING, you crazy kids. As if. https://t.co/0AriYT0EJMSo good to be back here in #Davos! Looking forward to my panel on “Disrupting Inequality By Increasing Inequality… https://t.co/tcfeKVHnLtToday the global elites gather in Davos to 'shape the agenda'. Rutger Bregman ('taxes, taxes, taxes') was not invi… https://t.co/BhWoIjjhpU
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasShe used the be a soccer player. She got radicalized. She fell in love. She went to Syria. Now she is back in Norwa… https://t.co/h02dkL2Mf1
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1/21
2020
This tweet aged surprisingly well https://t.co/Ao15P7KeVAThe @nytimes editorial board tonight announced we are endorsing Senators Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren for the… https://t.co/fgsLV18aHb
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasThe Times’s editorial board has endorsed presidential candidates for decades. But never before like this. Join us f… https://t.co/Gp7dg6RI7b
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasYassssssssss https://t.co/oIXIwO6iLD @AnandWrites I’m starting to suspect they don’t think we’re “western civilization”.
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasOk Murdoch https://t.co/AzwF89QJFjI am always curious about my hate-followers, and I’m grateful to this gentleman for this explanation. https://t.co/6saAR7ExPa @jdmichels And yet here you are, following me, eager, so eager, for the next tweet. https://t.co/cdkduUilZeIf you look at this data, and you want to empower the world’s poorest, and you don’t have a plan to disempower some… https://t.co/Uds4sF8iNjhttps://t.co/KPqKQy6Zzj https://t.co/YA0s7HWSmhhttps://t.co/KPqKQy6Zzj https://t.co/YA0s7HWSmhFollow @laurapaddison, who wrote this story.The establishment wisdom used to be that you could help those forsaken by prosperity without cramping the style of… https://t.co/dXbmgYXxftBREAKING: The world’s billionaires have more wealth now than 4.6 billion people. Now, more than ever we must… https://t.co/pJgLjtT8Pk
Retweeted by Anand Giridharadas“162 billionaires, including Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, have the same wealth as the poores… https://t.co/VvmMXW6KJc“If everyone sat on their wealth piled up in $100 bills, most people would be sitting on the floor, a middle-class… https://t.co/NJynjE6ccb
1/20
2020
I very much encourage you to watch the special NYT Opinion 2020 Endorsement special on @theweekly tonight on FX at… https://t.co/rOxXnkV4gM
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasEndorse https://t.co/YA0s7HWSmhThis was a year ago. Has anything changed — except for the baron who owns this TV station running for president to… https://t.co/jnq89E901Vok bloomberg https://t.co/P00UoZykiII think we should approach issues with a spirit of compromise. I will stop complaining about people going to Davos… https://t.co/vDp0q7CcW7 @jleartv Will look up what that is right as soon as I get this rock to the top of the hill -- almost there!!!I'm happy to look at a draft.Last year, I called for Davos to be canceled. It wasn't. This year, I would call on the attendees to put out a joi… https://t.co/jbZY5vcW7QDavos, the family reunion for the people who broke the world. https://t.co/XkllHh94o1the privatization of EVERYTHING https://t.co/Wwzp0ogrolMichael Lind and I agree on one thing: America is living through a Brown Scare. But he thinks the Brown Scare is p… https://t.co/fYwXS8rAfthttps://t.co/ypH3SWWBcB https://t.co/8LdeSOPhxR
1/19
2020

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