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The Atlantic Is Well Rid of the Aspen Ideas Festival

1 month ago   |   By The New Republic

Now The Atlantic knows how France felt when the United States and Great Britain muscled it aside to build nuclear submarines for Australia. NBC announced Wednesday that starting next year it will be the “exclusive media partner” for the Aspen Ideas Festival, for many years a reliable cash cow for Atlantic Media (though probably not since the Covid pandemic began). But I think The Atlantic is better off without the Aspen Ideas Festival. That's because I have an idea, developed through Council on Foreign Relations panels and TED Talks and private side meetings with Silicon Valley disrupters...
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