Anand Giridharadas is a writer and author of, most recently, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, and the newsletter, The.Ink. His other books are The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas, about a Muslim immigrant’s campaign to spare from Death Row the white supremacist who tried to kill him, and India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking. He is an editor-at-large for TIME, an on-air political analyst for MSNBC and a visiting scholar at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. He is a former columnist and correspondent for The New York Times. He has also written for The Times, The Atlantic, The New Yorker and elsewhere. He has been a recipient of honours from the Society of Publishers in Asia, the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale, the Henry Crown Fellowship of the Aspen Institute, the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award for Humanism in Culture from Harvard University and the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Award.