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Why people of different faiths are painting their houses of worship yellow | Nabila Alibhai

Divisions along religious lines are deepening, and we’re doubting more and more how much we have in common. How can we stand boldly and visibly together? Inspired by an idea from her collaborator Yazmany Arboleda, place-maker Nabila Alibhai and her colleagues created “Colour in Faith,” a social practice art project that unites people of different […]

What we’re missing in the debate about immigration | Duarte Geraldino

Between 2008 and 2016, the United States deported more than three million people. What happens to those left behind? Journalist Duarte Geraldino picks up the story of deportation where the state leaves off. Learn more about the wider impact of forced removal as Geraldino explains how the sudden absence of a mother, a local business […]

Why civilians suffer more once a war is over | Margaret Bourdeaux

War doesn’t just kill people; it destroys the institutions that keep society running, like utilities, banks and hospitals. Physician and global health policy analyst Margaret Bourdeaux proposes a bold approach to post-conflict recovery that focuses on building strong, resilient health systems that protect vulnerable populations. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances […]

TED Imagines The Future You

Watch as brilliant TED speakers take the stage at TED2017, coming to a cinema near you this month. Visit for more information.

Asif Saleh: “How Smarter Innovations Can Help Fight Poverty” | Talks at Google

Asif Saleh transitioned from his role as an executive director at Goldman Sachs to a senior director at the world’s largest non-profit organizations, known as BRAC, based in Bangladesh. Recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, Asif connects private and social sectors to develop and scale innovations that uplift the poorest […]

Stories from a home for terminally ill children | Kathy Hull

To honor and celebrate young lives cut short, Kathy Hull founded the first freestanding pediatric palliative care facility in the United States, the George Mark Children’s House. Its mission: to give terminally ill children and their families a peaceful place to say goodbye. She shares stories brimming with wisdom, joy, imagination and heartbreaking loss. TEDTalks […]

Akala on the Illuminati, Ghettos, Politics & More

Akala talks about his views on topics ranging from knowledge, the importance of reading books, his career and plans for the future, the illuminati and conspiracy theories backstage at his concert with Lowkey at the Cellar in Southampton, UK. Knowledge Is Power Vol. 1 is out now –