When ideas worth sharing go bad

New York drug dealer and comedian-turned-restaurateur, food personality, sandwich hack, and former lawyer, Eddie Huang, shares his experience at TED, exposing a good idea that may have gotten too big for its boots. Contains coarse language.

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 refused to post a talk that Hanauer gave on the subject. National Journal reported that TED officials decided not to put Hanauer’s March 2012 speech up online after deeming his remarks “too politically controversial” for the site…”.

Lastly, on Medium, Frank Swain explains why he refused to be a TEDx speaker.

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