David Callahan

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(Callahan, David) David Callahan is the author of seven previous nonfiction books including The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead and Fortunes of Change: The Rise of the Liberal Rich and the Remaking America. He is founder and editor of the media site Inside Philanthropy, and co-founder of the national think tank Demos. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post, and he is a frequent media commentator. The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age (Deckle Edge) is Callahan’s inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists—and how they’re quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad. Based on extensive research and interviews with countless donors and policy experts, The Givers provides a fascinating investigation of a power shift in American society that has implications for us all.