Since 1857, The Atlantic, the venerable American magazine devoted to politics, the economy, foreign affairs, technology, and culture has been a catalyst, stimulating debate by publishing new voices and provocative thinkers, including Mark Twain, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, Martin Luther King Jr., and Albert Einstein, just to name a few.
Over 150 years later, The Atlantic continues to engage and challenge readers to think deeply and respond thoughtfully.
Brave Thinkers 2011, The Atlantic‘s annual guide to the people risking their reputations, fortunes, and lives, profiles 21 figures including Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, and Peter Thiel, and asks readers to rank each thinker from one to five stars, one being “not taking much risk” up to “risking it all,” at five stars:
The feature uses Polldaddy.com rating widgets and our API to capture reader ratings for each thinker. Be sure to check out the profiles and rank each thinker. Here’s where you can see the results to date.