Double-edged Generosity

| August 25, 2018

American elites are monopolizing progress, and monopolies can be broken. Aggressive policies to protect workers, redistribute income, and make education and health affordable would bring real change. But such measures could also prove expensive for the winners. Which gives them a strong interest in convincing the public that they can help out within the system that so benefits the winners.

– Anand Giridharadas from Beware Rich People Who Say They Want to Change the World