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How to use personal, inner development to build strong democracies | Tomas Björkman | TEDxBerlin
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How to use personal, inner development to build strong democracies | Tomas Björkman | TEDxBerlin

Translator: Chryssa R. Takahashi Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Thank you. Thank you very much. It’s been a super exciting day today, and we have heard from many of the speakers today that we really live in turbulent times. We

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Why fascism is so tempting — and how your data could power it | Yuval Noah Harari
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Why fascism is so tempting — and how your data could power it | Yuval Noah Harari

Hello, everyone. It’s a bit funny, because I did write that humans will become digital, but I didn’t think it will happen so fast and that it will happen to me. But here I am, as a digital avatar, and

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Democracy is Good, Actually | Very Important Docs²⁵
TEDxYaleWorldFellows – Maria Corina Machado – Democracy: Use It or Lose It
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TEDxYaleWorldFellows – Maria Corina Machado – Democracy: Use It or Lose It

Translator: Fran Ontanaya Reviewer: Capa Girl As a Venezuelan I grew up proud and grateful for having the most stable and long-lasting democracy in Latin America. Like many in my generation, I felt that democracy itself could resolve the problems

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Taxes, democracy and our shared interests | Jennifer Keesmaat | TEDxToronto
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Taxes, democracy and our shared interests | Jennifer Keesmaat | TEDxToronto

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Paying your taxes … can save our democracy. Now you might be wondering why I’m talking about this because, of course, I’m not a municipal finance expert. I’m an urban planner. I’ve

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How protest is redefining democracy around the world | Zachariah Mampilly
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How protest is redefining democracy around the world | Zachariah Mampilly

Like many of you, I’m often frustrated by the democratic process. It’s messy, it’s complicated, it’s often inefficient. Our political leaders feel disconnected from the concerns of ordinary people. Many feel that voting every few years for leaders disconnected from

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Food + Justice = Democracy: LaDonna Redmond at TEDxManhattan 2013
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Food + Justice = Democracy: LaDonna Redmond at TEDxManhattan 2013

Well, I stand strong on those that come before me; I have to call on my ancestors and let them know that I have not forgotten them. I stand strong because I stand on the shoulders of your ancestors as

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This is what democracy looks like | Anthony D. Romero
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This is what democracy looks like | Anthony D. Romero

Silicon Valley is obsessed with disruption, but these days, the biggest disruptor didn’t come out of Silicon Valley. It came out of steel towns in Ohio, rural communities in Pennsylvania, the Panhandle in Florida. And this last US presidential election

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Why theater is essential to democracy | Oskar Eustis
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Why theater is essential to democracy | Oskar Eustis

Theater matters because democracy matters. Theater is the essential art form of democracy, and we know this because they were born in the same city. In the late 6th century BC, the idea of Western democracy was born. It was,

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