The Agora began as a small publishing outfit in Washington, DC in 1978. Its founder, Bill Bonner, was interested in publishing ideas and opportunities commonly overlooked by the mainstream media. He started with International Living, a newsletter devoted to working, investing, and retiring overseas. After the success of that title, the company grew slowly but steadily, one publication at a time.
Today, our network includes dozens of publishing and media companies that are privately run and have individual product lines. Still, as distinctive and independent as they have grown to be, they all share The Agora’s core mission of bringing the best new and unconventional viewpoints, perspectives, and strategies to the global marketplace.