Knowledge Issue: the TED “inequality” Controversy

The creators and adminstrators of our beloved TED were recently accused of censoring a short talk due to its “political partisanship”.

Here’s what @TEDchris (Chris Anderson, the founder of TED) had to say on his blog:

“The National Journal alleged we had censored a talk because we considered the issue of inequality “too hot to handle.” The story ignited a firestorm of outrage on Reddit, Huffington Post and elsewhere. We were accused of being cowards. We were in the pay of our corporate partners. We were the despicable puppets of the Republican party.”

Hmmmm…

Well he decided to tell the whole story: CLICK HERE FOR HIS BLOG POST

**You can actually view the controversial video in question HERE or read the transcript HERE

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WHAT DO YOU THINK? WHY IS THIS A “KNOWLEDGE ISSUE”? (there are many to be found in this)

Here’s what some commenters said:

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