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A day in the life of an ancient Athenian – Robert Garland
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A day in the life of an ancient Athenian – Robert Garland

It’s 427 BCE and the worst internal conflict ever to occur in the ancient Greek world is in its fourth year. The Peloponnesian War is being fought between the city-states of Athens and Sparta, as well as their allies. The

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Poetry, Democracy & the Hope of Sounds | Diane Raptosh | TEDxBoise
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Poetry, Democracy & the Hope of Sounds | Diane Raptosh | TEDxBoise

Translator: Janet Paton Reviewer: Tanya Cushman Hello everybody, poetry lovers all of you. I know. It’s so great to be here. So, I’m the granddaughter of Sicilian peasants. My maternal grandfather, Giuseppe Cardinale, would read an English dictionary at night,

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Internet and democracy: Alban Martin at TEDxRennes
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Internet and democracy: Alban Martin at TEDxRennes

If I were told that I would be greeted as a rock star to talk about democracry, I would have come earlier on TED stage usually I do not speak in front of such a massive and warm audience So

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Disrupting democracy: Nynke Tromp at TEDxDelft
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Disrupting democracy: Nynke Tromp at TEDxDelft

Translator: Daniel Martinez Reviewer: Capa Girl In my work, both as a designer and a researcher, I try to understand how we can develop deceptively simple changes, to tackle complex social issues. And today I would like to propose such

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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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If a Politician Gave a Speech in the Woods, What Would a Bear Do? | John Engen | TEDxUMontana
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If a Politician Gave a Speech in the Woods, What Would a Bear Do? | John Engen | TEDxUMontana

[whooshing sound] [dramatic fanfare] So it turns out that mayors do TED talks. In particular, the one I’m most familiar with was done by the mayor of Oklahoma City, fellow named, Mick Cornett. He’s done a number of TED talks,

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Why democracies fail — and why that’s okay | Sheri Berman | TEDxNewYork
Is democracy the only way?  Rory Stewart at TEDxHousesofParliament
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Is democracy the only way? Rory Stewart at TEDxHousesofParliament

Translator: Zhiting Chen Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard Thank you all very much for coming and I was gonna start with a small story. So little Billy goes to school. He sits down and the teacher says: “What does your father do?”

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Jazz Democracy | Dimitri Vassilakis | TEDxAthens
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Jazz Democracy | Dimitri Vassilakis | TEDxAthens

Translator: Maria Pericleous Reviewer: Denise RQ (Band playing) (Applause) All right, thank you so much. That was “Take the A train” by Billy Strayhorn, and made known by the Duke Ellington band, the great jazz icon, and we are going

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