Ted Talks Daily

Ted Talks Daily

The lie that invented racism | John Biewen

To understand and eradicate racist thinking, start at the beginning. That's what journalist and...

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A global movement to solve global problems | Colombe Cahen-Salvador

We need to think beyond national borders to solve global problems, says activist Colombe...

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The ancient, earth-friendly wisdom of Mongolian nomads | Khulan Batkhuyag

There's a lot we can learn from Mongolian nomads about how to survive in the years to come, says...

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3 secrets to Netflix's success | Reed Hastings

What does it take to cultivate a culture of innovation and reinvention at work? Tracing his...

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Why we must confront hard historical truths | Hasan Kwame Jeffries

To move forward in the United States, we must look back and confront the difficult history that...

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How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? | Peter Paccone

There's a job out there with a great deal of power, pay, prestige, and near-perfect job-security....

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How your personality shapes your politics | Dannagal G. Young

Social psychologist Dannagal G. Young breaks down the link between our psychology and politics,...

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Why I fight for climate justice | Xiye Bastida

In a deeply moving letter to her grandmother, Xiye Bastida reflects on what led her to become a...

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Does your vote count? The Electoral College explained | Christina Greer

You vote but then what? Discover how your individual vote contributes to the popular vote and...

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Why do we blame individuals for economic crises? | Liene Ozoliņa

In 2008, the global financial crisis decimated Latvia. As unemployment skyrocketed, the...

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What if lifesaving prescriptions were affordable for all? | Kiah Williams

As prescription drug costs skyrocket in the US, thousands of people are forced to forgo...

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How social inequality fuels political division | Keith Payne

"If we want to fix our politics, we have to do something about inequality," says social...

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How to win an argument (at the US Supreme Court, or anywhere) | Neal Katyal

The secret to winning an argument isn't grand rhetoric or elegant style, says US Supreme Court...

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A lesson in turning adversaries into allies | Leah Garcés

When you're on opposite sides of an issue, how do you broker peace with your adversaries and work...

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What it takes to make change | Jacqueline Novogratz

What can you do to build a better world? Sharing stories from her pioneering career dedicated to...

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How Facebook profits from polarization | Yaël Eisenstat

"Lies are more engaging online than truth," says former CIA analyst and diplomat Yaël Eisenstat....

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4 steps to ending extreme poverty | Shameran Abed

At least 400 million people worldwide live in ultra-poverty: a state of severe financial and...

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How do daily habits lead to political violence? | Christiane-Marie Abu Sarah

What drives someone to commit politically motivated violence? The unsettling answer lies in daily...

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Dignity isn't a privilege. It's a worker's right | Abigail Disney

What's the purpose of a company? In this bold talk, activist and filmmaker Abigail Disney...

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Why specializing early doesn't always mean career success | David Epstein

A head start doesn't always ... well, help you get ahead. With examples from sports, technology...

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