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The Guardian
14 mins | May 13, 2020

Michael Sandel: 'The populist backlash has been a revolt against the tyranny of merit'

The renowned philosopher poses the question: how can we revive civic virtues? Michael Sandel believes the liberal left's pursuit of meritocracy has betrayed the working classes, and in his book The Tyranny of Merit, he argues for a politics centred on dignity. In this interview with Julian Coman from the Guardian, he delves into "meritocracy's dark side."

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