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Imagine you lived in a country where there was a pretense of democracy; elections were still held, congress still sat down and debated legislation, and politicians continued to make rousing ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 196 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 227 Recommends
Watching this TED Talk discussion about slavery in America was like taking a punch in the stomach. I had no idea human trafficking existed so blatantly here in our own backyards. In this ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 111 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 02:49 AM PDT with 164 Recommends
UPDATE 6: I just got back. While I was gone, Sagebrush Bob reported that TED has released the video of the censored talk. Sagebrush posted the video at bottom of the comment thread. Go and see for ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 75 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 07:18 AM PDT with 164 Recommends
My daughter with Professor Elyn Saks Some of you will remember my therapeutic (if not cathartic) diaries about my daughter Trina's mental illness (
by recoveringConservative
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Aug 31, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 77 Recommends
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
by Dragon5616
Comment Count 162 comments on Sun Apr 13, 2014 at 07:30 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
Scientists can be Superheroes too . Have you ever needed a Penicillin shot, or did comparison shopping on a PC, or wondered what the surface of Mars looks like? Well thank a ...
by jamess
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat May 22, 2010 at 06:29 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
The guy who is worth about $4.6 billion, just warned the sold-out TED Talks that: 'current levels of inequality may be unsustainable'. And that was not all he said ... [...] " The gap between ...
by jamess
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 11:56 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Yesterday, like every March 31, was International Transgender Day of Visibility . The event is meant to be A Celebration of Transgender Lives , in contrast with Transgender Day of Remembrance , ...
by rserven
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
"Today, there is a new front in the fight for human rights. I used to carry a big gun. Now, I am carrying this. This is a much more powerful and much, much more effective weapon. But we have to ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 04:44 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Watching this TED Talk discussion about slavery in America was like taking a punch in the stomach. Human/Sex-trafficking and slavery are alive and rampant - in our own backyards. In this video, ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 08:57 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
People sometimes make bad decisions.
by palantir
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Aug 11, 2010 at 10:39 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Al Gore's rhythm continues to sway people towards solving two major crisises facing us, in our world today. This was presented as an inspiring talk by Al Gore ...
by ilyana
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Apr 08, 2008 at 02:03 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
When John Sununu opens his mouth, the resulting words are typically vile or stupid. In his MSNBC interview today, Sununu repeated the claim that President Obama, despite being a "nice guy," wouldn't ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Glenn Greenwald gives a brilliant TED talk called " Why Privacy Matters ." In it he talks about privacy and freedom, and explains why the argument that "if you've done nothing wrong you have nothing ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 03:59 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
From [TED Talkshttp://www.ted.com/] comes this fascinating video that includes literally watching babies' brains at work as they learn languages, both native and second: At TEDxRainier, ...
by Jimdotz
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 06:51 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Yesterday, Jessica Valenti did the world a public service . She posted about her experience at the TED Women conference, her observation on the absence of talks about abortion, and the results of ...
by Angela Gandolfo
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 01:38 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I was going through ted talks today and found this very interesting talk on cheating and wanted to share it.
by chandu
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2009 at 10:28 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from congressional candidate and Pennsylvania's Liberal Lion, State Senator Daylin Leach (D. PA-13) today:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 09:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig gave a great talk on how money has warped our democracy . Yes, it's stuff we already ...
by J Keplar
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Eleven years ago, we started looking... At the start of the housing bubble , we were told: “Bring your checkbooks”. “There is going to be a bidding war”. “If you can afford the ‘
by Independent Musings
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 12:18 PM PST with 2 Recommends