Second Home x Berggruen Institute: Michael Sandel & Elif Shafak

September 14, 2020

11am Virtual

How has the divide between winners and losers poisoned our politics and driven us apart? What can we do about it?

Watch rock-star philosopher Michael Sandel and award-winning novelist Elif Shafak in an exclusive online conversation around the themes raised in Sandel’s new book The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good?

Essential viewing for anyone who has been wondering:

• How can we emerge from this pandemic as a fairer and more inclusive society?
• How have our politics become so polarized?
• Can we restore social solidarity?
• Do we need to rethink our attitudes toward success?

This event is part of a new series presented by Second Home and Berggruen Institute – public events that bring together the most inspiring and celebrated figures of our time to exchange and discuss groundbreaking cultural, social and political ideas.