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O Talks: Ideas Not Worth Spreading

The Sapling Foundation’s TED Conferences have taken a beating in the press this year. In May, Alex Pareene of Salon called the forums, which bring together people from the technology, entertainment and design fields, “a money-soaked orgy of self-congratulatory futurism” after the group refused to publish a talk on income inequality. Now the satirical website The Onion is taking a whack.

— Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.

The Onion:

Alexander Reed Kelly
Associate Editor
In December 2010, Alex was arrested for civil disobedience outside the White House alongside Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, Pentagon whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg, healthcare activist Margaret Flowers and…
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