I don’t know if any of our readers are fans of the TED talks that are posted on YouTube and are supposed to disseminate “ideas worth spreading.”
But there was one recent talk– by billionaire venture capitalist Nick Hanauer– that didn’t make the cut. Hanauer’s topic was income inequality, and TED “curator” Chris Anderson considered it excessively “political” and “a tedious partisan rehash.”
You may not agree with Hanauer’s take– although I think he’s in a better position than most of us to judge these things. But you can see for yourself:
Normally I’d put a post like this in the category of “Class warfare” (a category I created somewhat ironically). But if you watch to the end, you’ll see that what Hanauer advocates is anything but class warfare.