Friday, November 12, 2021

New Gilded Age: Atlantic Council Throws Washington's "Oscars"

 Here is how Politico described Atlantic Council's annual awards party:

WASHINGTON’S ‘OSCARS’ TONIGHT: That’s how the Atlantic Council brands its black-tie Distinguished Leadership Awards — and to celebrate the organization’s 60th birthday, they’re going all out. 2021 Honorees are dominated by European officials and scientists, but the name that will be on everyone’s lips: recording artist Dua Lipa. Other honorees are European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen; Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin, the developers of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine; and Albert Bourla, Pfizer CEO.


Here is more on this year's awards ceremony.