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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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Ayatollahs and Democracy in Iraq: Caroleen Sayej at TEDxConnecticutCollege
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Ayatollahs and Democracy in Iraq: Caroleen Sayej at TEDxConnecticutCollege

Translator: Robert Tucker Reviewer: Denise RQ Thank you. Very excited to be here, and particularly happy to speak after Michael’s talk. “The occupation authorities are not entitled to name the members of the assembly charged with drafting the constitution. There

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The problem with democracy | Matthew Flinders | TEDxHousesofParliament
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The problem with democracy | Matthew Flinders | TEDxHousesofParliament

Translator: Maria Pericleous Reviewer: Denise RQ Today I’ve got a teeny-weeny little topic to talk to you about. I thought I’d go for something nice and small, get it in in 10 minutes: “The problem with democracy.” (Laughter) How did

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