Challenging the myths of meritocracy, with Prof. Michael Sandel

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As more people feel dislocated in the face of the inexorable forces of globalisation and lash out against immigrants and free trade, Professor Michael Sandel, one of the foremost philosophers in the world and a professor at Harvard University, challenges the usual notions of meritocracy in his latest book, 'The Tyranny of Merit: What's become of the common good?' While the book delves more into Donald Trump's win and Brexit as the base for its narrative, it has lessons for everyone as education plays a key role in how citizenry votes around the world