Why lakes and rivers should have the same rights as humans | Kelsey Leonard

TEDTalks (video) 12/13 3:58A contact@ted.com (TED)
Water is essential to life. Yet in the eyes of the law, it remains largely unprotected -- leaving many communities without access to safe drinking water, says legal scholar Kelsey Leonard. In this powerful talk, she shows why granting lakes and...

A guide to collaborative leadership | Lorna Davis

TEDTalks (video) 12/12 4:01A contact@ted.com (TED)
What's the difference between heroes and leaders? In this insightful talk, Lorna Davis explains how our idolization of heroes is holding us back from solving big problems -- and shows why we need "radical interdependence" to make real change happen.

What is economic value, and who creates it? | Mariana Mazzucato

TEDTalks (video) 12/11 3:54A contact@ted.com (TED)
Where does wealth come from, who creates it and what destroys it? In this deep dive into global economics, Mariana Mazzucato explains how we lost sight of what value means and why we need to rethink our current financial systems -- so capitalism...

How to make inefficiency work for us | Edward Tenner

TEDTalks (video) 12/10 8:49A contact@ted.com (TED)
Is our obsession with efficiency actually making us less efficient? In this revelatory talk, writer and historian Edward Tenner discusses the promises and dangers of our drive to get things done as quickly as possible -- and suggests seven ways...

Why I protest for climate justice | Jane Fonda

TEDTalks (video) 12/10 3:57A contact@ted.com (TED)
At age 81, actor and activist Jane Fonda is putting herself on the line for the planet -- literally. In a video interview with TEDWomen curator Pat Mitchell, Fonda speaks about getting arrested multiple times during Fire Drill Fridays, the weekly...

A dangerous woman: Pat Mitchell speaks at TEDWomen 2019

TED Blog 12/6 3:16P Reid Catlett
Pat Mitchell speaks at TEDWomen 2019: Bold + Brilliant, December 4-6, 2019, Palm Springs, California. Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED Pat Mitchell has nothing left to prove and much less to lose. Now more...

Wayfinders: Notes from Session 6 of TEDWomen 2019

TED Blog 12/6 11:06A Abhimanyu Das
Singer, songwriter and beatboxer Butterscotch lights up the stage at TEDWomen 2019: Bold + Brilliant, on December 6, 2019, in Palm Springs, (California. Photo: Jasmina Tomic / TED) The final session...

Meaning Seekers: Notes from Session 5 of TEDWomen 2019

TED Blog 12/6 5:43A Elian Silverman
Dissatisfaction is the starting point to change, says Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, the mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone. She speaks at TEDWomen 2019: Bold + Brilliant, on December 5, 2019, in Palm Springs,...

The profound power of an authentic apology | Eve Ensler

TEDTalks (video) 12/6 4:00A contact@ted.com (TED)
Genuine apology goes beyond remorse, says legendary playwright Eve Ensler. In this frank, wrenching talk, she shares how she transformed her own experience of abuse into wisdom on what wrongdoers can do and say to truly repent -- and offers a...

Planet Protectors: Notes from Session 3 of TEDWomen 2019

TED Blog 12/5 1:52P Abhimanyu Das
Singer-songwriter Shawnee brings her undeniable stage presence to TEDWomen 2019: Bold + Brilliant (Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED) The impacts of climate change are being experienced, right now. In...

Strike for the climate: Jane Fonda speaks at TEDWomen 2019

TED Blog 12/5 1:40P Erin Gregory
Civil disobedience is becoming a new normal, says actor and activist Jane Fonda. She speaks with host Pat Mitchell about Fire Drill Fridays, her weekly climate demonstrations, at TEDWomen 2019: Bold +...

Taboo Breakers: Notes from Session 4 of TEDWomen 2019

TED Blog 12/5 1:33P Ann Powers
“It shouldn’t be an act of feminism to know how your body works, says gynecologist Jen Gunter. She discusses menstrual shame at TEDWomen 2019: Bold + Brilliant on December 5, 2019, in Palm Springs,...


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