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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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Legend https://t.co/fvhTjg24V3"I’m grateful for my father’s brave act of hope 40 years ago and for the privilege of being an American citizen and… https://t.co/vY5SgURKGU
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasIt is no accident that two of the brave people who have come forward to tell the truth about the president came fro… https://t.co/dkkTB1pkt1This. "Dad, I'm sitting here today, in the US Capitol talking to our elected professionals -- is proof that you m… https://t.co/pec3YipSz7
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasVindman's message to his immigrant dad was powerful He said, "Dad, my sitting here today, in the US Capitol talkin… https://t.co/EePTUQAJ5J
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasLt. Col. Vindman says he would be killed for testifying like this in the country where he was born (the Soviet Unio… https://t.co/Vz2xPJtlXCOne of the most moving moments I have seen on television in years. https://t.co/5YHtBSnqB9Now @vanessapdaniel, writing in @nytopinion, has done the world a big favor by showcasing some of the system-bustin… https://t.co/4oWEStOP0jPeople often ask me, “Are you saying the plutes shouldn’t give?” I explain that’s not what I’m saying. What I’m sa… https://t.co/AKzjwSmcJ7“The standard practice within philanthropy is to favor mainstream white-led organizations while benching women of c… https://t.co/YqHN6QQtvy @marchgallagher You're going to make me cry on TwitterAnd check out @priyaparker's amazing book, (I'm biased, but it really is amazing) "THE ART OF GATHERING: How We Mee… https://t.co/NIrH56A8ik.@priyaparker is a conflict facilitator by training. And here she brings her mediation and elicitation talents to t… https://t.co/j0CddO7t4DWhat does your family need this year on this occasion of getting together? Thanksgiving is a MINEFIELD, but my wif… https://t.co/NkQDnCJ33rA year ago, @marchgallagher was working as a CEO in philanthropy. Then she realized that, if you want to make a cha… https://t.co/nGL6LBRUgo
11/19
2019
@CharlotteAlter YassssDump your stuff so you can buy hers https://t.co/3ILhXErhuoI have no idea whether this will work or not, but it is kind of a remarkable example of owning a problem. Wow.The thing for which some of you tolerated the white nationalist demagogic tyranny wasn’t a thing. https://t.co/WgehtaPRWIhttps://t.co/nfgxkDfEe4Nancy Reagan said, “Just say no.” So @govkristinoem is trying a different tactic. Meth? Yeah, “we’re on it.” As a… https://t.co/kcyXuCOalhThis can’t be real. But also: it is real. https://t.co/KZ87ukF4AE“This campaign is going to be about solutions and hope and how every single one of us in South Dakota can partner t… https://t.co/zt7dPncFuR“The generosity of billionaires is not a viable financial strategy.” Eloquent. And true. https://t.co/X6wosjHudjHere are the best books of the year, according to @biblioracle https://t.co/YEvpeKOQu0
Retweeted by Anand Giridharadas @biblioracle @tressiemcphd @jamiattenberg @JessicaFKane @taffyakner 🙏🏾. Honored. @SEI_Erickson Very well saidA majority of Americans now think Trump should be impeached and removed from office. America is awakening to the… https://t.co/Mpo8aD6LV4
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasCan(n)on-making! https://t.co/0zxYzLMPPn https://t.co/Y1gr86f3qK @bweiny Ha, just the generally sports-obsessed nature of this city.Most Chicago thing ever: An author being asked to sign a baseball. https://t.co/n1mIfnCDeNJoe Biden’s campaign slogan should be: “For everyone who wants to hear Thanksgiving Uncle’s opinions every day, and… https://t.co/BoG8rm6R7ZThe new America https://t.co/Aa2E5ZQtXxIf you think this, you need some https://t.co/WonRttt5LpThe founder of FedEx demands a public debate with the Times over tax policy but he wants to bring FedEx’s accountan… https://t.co/qBRGs0MNCd
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasYou absolutely win. https://t.co/sah9AheHTethis https://t.co/0Hw9qLXbIkPlease stay tuned for my upcoming collaboration with @opalcarew -- WHY OUR TAX AND REGULATORY STRUCTURES ARE VERY, VERY NAUGHTY.It is wild that this intelligent person truly believes he will establish an amazing connection with the American pe… https://t.co/UGhPzktgBdOne of the side effects of having billions is thinking you are good at endeavors you are not good at at all. https://t.co/p24fiFMdGq
11/18
2019
.@DevalPatrick was very nice about this over email, and he’s going to be better about crediting the line. Now you a… https://t.co/y6XE8GSOtAImagine being sorry because you are, not because you’re running. https://t.co/L7WNkO7Msy @aaronrblake_ Both-and? @HOUmanReporter Wait, what??? This is a thing?So this is a first. I open a book to sign at an event, and inside the cover, which is very much mine, is a book th… https://t.co/9MgsrLSqjDI wish my line great luck in Iowa and along the trail. https://t.co/Tgvb3kTZeMI am not running for president, but my best line from 2017 now is. https://t.co/0sx1sYkA7z https://t.co/ZmmHn7HnuZNothing says sorry like money. He has money for everything but this? https://t.co/W7r2Jsh7TJChanneling @chiaracordelli here: If @MikeBloomberg has wronged an enormous number of New Yorkers of color, they hav… https://t.co/uy6OECMGRgIf Bloomberg were to pay a $10,000 reparation for every stop-and-frisk conducted under his administration, a back-o… https://t.co/F7AwmDpD62If @MikeBloomberg has enough money to fund a presidential campaign to govern all the people he had stopped-and-fris… https://t.co/IKiT9hyiUKIn apologizing for stop-and-frisk, @MikeBloomberg is demonstrating the Plute Way. First, do some harm. Reap gains… https://t.co/fY2bc8bxVeY’all, we are just getting played again and again and again. Why would you cut a company’s taxes and count on it t… https://t.co/1uSp8Y3InGYup yup yup https://t.co/h9wNfUCg93 @franklinleonard This is too good“There is a need to redefine the concept of a good man and a good woman which is the foundation of every society” s… https://t.co/w26YQopgtg
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasI review @AnandWrites #WinnersTakeAll https://t.co/u26Wccp10P Upshot: it “aligns with Catholic social teaching o… https://t.co/qhrgc323p1
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasI should have worn a hat https://t.co/PgiEBqZ0jAThis is why I believe initiatives like the @BizRoundtable’s can not only be inadequate or toothless, but can actual… https://t.co/pPOSJW0y7BImportant @nytimes story by @jimtankersley, @uwsgeezer, and @bencasselman. Follow them today. https://t.co/6pM1WXq8uh.@fedex was among the companies that called in August for a new kinder, gentler capitalism. It also coifs itself a… https://t.co/i0UAgmsWfs“Women, stop ‘adjusting.’ Men, start ‘adjusting.’” Powerful words that will reverberate across India, from Deepa N… https://t.co/f2fz14OMpOLadies and gentlemen, possibly the greatest 57 seconds of television ever recorded. #Newsnight #PrinceAndrewhttps://t.co/ZK1DZ90coP
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11/17
2019
Legendary tweet https://t.co/2qqg2MFZwLJust the three of us https://t.co/xUM0BuEAlU https://t.co/KkdlWdZOaR.@jonfavs has a different account, so posting that here: https://t.co/YAnOOB5P8O“Former President Barack Obama...cautioning the candidates not to move too far to the left in their policy proposal… https://t.co/DFQnSfvkXq
11/16
2019
There is a world-class New Yorker essay to be written about the banality of livestream break overheard chatter.One of my favorite little things is random D.C. conversations overhead during breaks on Historic National Livestrea… https://t.co/cSXWatTVPnOK, as long as you say so. https://t.co/Q3z7IeoF0sI didn’t expect 2019 to end with Taylor Swift fighting the private equity industry but man here we are https://t.co/513QFCf5Py
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasStudy finds people don’t know Latin https://t.co/1aGXJgWImFOK now just do this and nothing else. https://t.co/JWgyr0HZArThis is a text between a parent and a student during the Saugus High School shooting in Santa Clarita. We don’t h… https://t.co/TuCNT1P8lF
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasA Buddhist monk once gave me excellent advice: "If you're having a bad day, imagine that you're in a comedy, not a tragedy."
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasSame https://t.co/ji2KQzqZmc.@DevalPatrick today: “I love that we’re the party of the woke. But we also have to be the party of the still-wakin… https://t.co/tlFHS8MYk9
11/15
2019
Plutes. Gonna. Plute. https://t.co/V9WGWkFh9WWoke capitalism is trickle-down economics with a cherry on top. https://t.co/FlF8wul0OgI'm trying to think back to how many people published these kinds of Very Sober Warnings about the cost, in blood a… https://t.co/B1lMPKGX0MA rough transcript and play-by-play: https://t.co/Xzoft7KXq0And this is what prompts an extraordinary moment from @iamsrk, who seems to realize, live in the moment, his own co… https://t.co/MdZEUa3Kj7.@deepavop then reports on one of her interview subjects: “‘My father said, ‘If I don't see you smile, I don't fee… https://t.co/IF8WjilRBf“‘You just shut up…You are a girl and how dare you speak so much?’ By such negative sayings, millions of girls are… https://t.co/rTu93lENAkFollowers in the Indian media: You should interview @deepavop about this important moment. Tweet her or DM me if… https://t.co/SGHZfDBPeQOur fabulous author @deepavop talks about her pathbreaking book chup on tedindia and gets @iamsrk to change his beh… https://t.co/iXiPgvziJi
Retweeted by Anand Giridharadas.@deepavop’s comments grew out of her vital book “CHUP: Breaking the Silence About India’s Women.” In it she uses… https://t.co/PveKo1qXPmOnly SRK could have had the grace and instinct to know that his love lay in an apology to his daughter. It is not s… https://t.co/ELJ4mjCOKr
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasSo proud of my mother-in-law, @deepavop, for forcing an amazing moment on Indian TV. Deepa called out how women ar… https://t.co/Xkm8koCcILSo fascinated by business bros who loathe me BUT CAN’T GET ENOUGH, EITHER. https://t.co/ZEbh6HQHEHDo I need to reiterate that philanthropy can be counter-productive in many cases, can help defer justice? Here don… https://t.co/l7zOGPKIkwWow, this list of the funders of this analysis includes some doozies! Weird that they don’t like a wealth tax. H/… https://t.co/xK56TFyCptIt’s hilarious that some people worry about an alleged 0.2 percent reduction in economic growth — in exchange for m… https://t.co/h2kxXf5gz5LOL. This dubious analysis of @ewarren’s economic policy was literally done by the school that taught Donald Trump… https://t.co/GCFFSvZRW9Me winning the battle and losing the war is a student reading my book in the hope of reaping “future returns.” 😂😂😂 https://t.co/9rYZWWfSO2Of course Facebook’s new lease in New York is with the company of Stephen Ross, Trump’s re-election fundraiser. https://t.co/hDAZQmqWHnWe have in this race a democratic socialist, a capitalist-to-her-bones for structural change, some centrist technoc… https://t.co/MkDmpab8a9Businesspersons love to talk about efficiency. You know what’s really efficient? Not causing massive social probl… https://t.co/ada0CZfjL4These are pictures of women smiling at Goldman Sachs empowerment events right before they applied for Apple Cards a… https://t.co/NfYimUmNO7Sure, Goldman Sachs discriminated against women. But it’s OK, because it also has the @GS10KWomen program, which m… https://t.co/NKfokxE831
11/14
2019

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