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Best of: Resist or convince? Author says to follow example of ‘The Persuaders’


"The Persuaders" is written by Anand Giridharadas, a political analyst and former foreign correspondent and columnist. Photos via Penguin Random House Publishing

Americans have long had their political and ideological differences, but in recent years, the reaction to those differences has trended toward seeing the people they disagree with as opponents to be resisted instead of people to find common ground with or convince. 

The 21st was joined by an author and political analyst who has a new book on the subject to talk about it.



Anand Giridharadas

Author, The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy


Interested in becoming a better persuader? Check out the six-lesson guide for "building trust, bridging division, and changing minds" Giridharadas put together based on the people he spoke to for the book.



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