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August 18th, 2016
Episode 739 of 950 episodes
How did we get to a world of such fracture, disconnect, fear and upset? Writer Anand Giridharadas tackles this question by reading an eloquent letter to his fellow citizens in which he both confronts the challenges we face as human beings and confesses to his and others' part in ignoring people's pain until it turned to anger. There is another way, he says: "Dare to commit to the dream of each other."
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