‘We’re all passengers in a billionaire hijacking’

5c53821974c587082f6bee48 1920 1440Anand Giridharadas, the critic who has the world’s richest people buzzing:

’Q: What does Davos stand for in your view? Do you have any particular thoughts on this year’s, specifically?

Anand Giridharadas: I think Davos is a family reunion for the plutocrats that broke the modern West. I’ve never been to it, so I’m a cultural critic looking from a distance, but it seems to me to be a gathering of people who think that they are changing the world when they are exactly what needs changing. A gathering of people who use the idea of making a difference as a kind of lubricant in the engine of making a killing, of people who promote generosity as a cheap substitute for justice.…’

Via Business Insider

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