Banned TED Talk: Nick Hanauer – “Rich people don’t create jobs” | anakegoodall

Thanks to Anake Goodall for posting this.

Via Business Insider: “As the war over income inequality wages on, super-rich Seattle entrepreneur Nick Hanauer has been raising the hackles of his fellow 1-percenters, espousing the contrarian argument that rich people don’t actually create jobs. The position is controversial — so much so that TED is refusing to post a talk that Hanauer gave on the subject. National Journal reports today that TED officials decided not to put Hanauer’s March 1 speech up online after deeming his remarks “too politically controversial” for the site…”.

via Banned TED Talk: Nick Hanauer – “Rich people don’t create jobs” | anakegoodall.

Nicholas Stern: ‘I got it wrong on climate change – it’s far, far worse’ | Environment | The Observer

Kim said there would be no solution to climate change without private sector involvement and urged companies to seize the opportunity to make profits: “There is a lot of money to be made in building the technologies and bending the arc of climate change.”

via Nicholas Stern: ‘I got it wrong on climate change – it’s far, far worse’ | Environment | The Observer.