World Affairs Council/npr

Winners Take All: How Philanthropists Hoard Progress

Today’s elites are some of the more socially concerned individuals in history. But do their philanthropic missions really make a difference, or do they perpetuate the system of inequality they’ve profited from? Anand Giridharadas, author of “Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World,” talks with Markos Kounalakis, visiting fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, about how philanthropists are preserving the very structures at the root of societal inequity.

..'Course ..Knowing's not (nearly) enough.. but if this reasoning never gets into 'Solutions' ... it'll remain an Oligarchy (whether Fascist or the usual democratic-like place-holder.)

New phrase ..."the apparatus of Justification" think FB's obscene-$$-raising policies presented as.. something Wonderful from a Great entrepreneur who-loves-us-all-Equally. My Ex. not their's..

We're much more upset when tyranny 'comes from KIng George' than tyranny which comes from some bad systems (which we created, then stopped checking in? one asks).

When you see rich men giving money away start to think _____

Inadequate use of First Amendment: Nespapers defunded; Google et al NOT-doing research, jounalists etc aka "stop doing Harm" ..another branch re Systems failure.

Carrion, if you dare.