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Anand Giridharadas is an author and columnist, writing about culture, politics and a world in transition. He writes the “Currents” column for The New York Times and its global edition, the International Herald Tribune, and has also contributed to The New York Times Magazine and other publications. He has reported from India, China, Norway, Haiti, Brazil, Colombia, Nigeria, Turkey and the United States. He is the author of “India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking,” about returning to the India his parents left. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, and educated at the universities of Michigan, Oxford and Harvard, he is a former consultant for McKinsey & Company and later reported from Bombay for the Herald Tribune and The Times. A Henry Crown fellow of the Aspen Institute, he has lectured around the world, including at Google, PopTech, the Sydney Opera House and Harvard Business School. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Sign up to join his regular newsletter here.