This was a fascinating read and I added both books to my reading list. I am one of the “elites” described in that I am highly educated and live in a large, left leaning city. I have also done anti-poverty work for years and am beginning to recognize the impacts of both the focus on globalism and inner anti-racism work taking precedence over focus on solving complex social problems that actually need both policy intervention AND hyper-local community oriented solutions. I’m preparing for an academic thesis around this and it gave me a lot to think about.

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