TEDTalks News and Politics

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139 Episodes

The alliances needed to rebuild the developing world | Achim Steiner

5 months ago ● 16 minutes
Developing countries need strong alliances between the public and private sectors to rebuild after C

The ACLU's call to defund the police | Anthony D. Romero

6 months ago ● 16 minutes
"We need to defund the budgets of police departments. It's the only way we're going to take po

The US needs a radical revolution of values | Dr. Bernice King

6 months ago ● 16 minutes
To cultivate a society grounded in equity and love, we must uproot systems of oppression and viole

The link between climate change, health and poverty | Cheryl Holder

6 months ago ● 16 minutes
For the poor and vulnerable, the health impacts of climate change are already here, says physici

How to rebuild the global economy | Kristalina Georgieva

6 months ago ● 16 minutes
The coronavirus pandemic shattered the global economy. To put the pieces back together, we need to

Restoring human dignity at the US southern border | Norma Pimentel

6 months ago ● 16 minutes
After seeing the conditions in which children were held at a detention center on the US-Mexico borde

The US is addicted to incarceration. Here's how to break the cycle | Robin Steinberg and Manoush Zomorodi

6 months ago ● 16 minutes
Nearly half a million people in the US are in jail right now without being convicted of a crime, s

A virus detection network to stop the next pandemic | Pardis Sabeti and Christian Happi

6 months ago ● 16 minutes
How can we stop the next pandemic before it starts? Disease researchers Pardis Sabeti and Christia

How American and Chinese values shaped the coronavirus response | Huang Hung

7 months ago ● 16 minutes
To combat COVID-19, countries have enforced city-wide shutdowns, stay-at-home orders and mask ma

What you need to know about face surveillance | Kade Crockford

7 months ago ● 16 minutes
Privacy isn't dead, but face surveillance technology might kill it, says civil rights advocate
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