Monday, June 1, 2020

Newsletter Excerpt, June 1, 2020 -- "The Counter-offer"

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"Let’s say it’s true. Let’s say the game’s future popularity does depend on there being games played this summer. If so, who should carry the burden of making that happen: The group of wealthy men and companies who could be in the game for the next 20, 30, 40 years, or the group of young men who will largely be out of it in the next five?"