Tag: Global issues

Authoritarian breakdown — how dictators fall | Dr. Natasha Ezrow | TEDxUniversityofEssex

Translator: Zsófia Herczeg Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Welcome, everyone. Two-thirds of the world lives under dictatorship, yet we know very little about dictators. We make the assumption that all dictators and dictatorships are the same, and yet we know that that’s not the case. So the purpose of this talk is to explain how dictatorships are different and then...

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 spent a tremendous amount of time planning this city, working in cities across Canada, working in cities across the world....

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 was the mother of all disruptions. Once again, politics is personal. Millions of Americans became activists overnight, pouring into the...