Tag: Global Issues

How farming could employ Africa’s young workforce — and help build peace | Kola Masha

How farming could employ Africa’s young workforce — and help build peace | Kola Masha

Since 1997, researchers at the University of Sussex have monitored global trends in armed conflict. Their research clearly shows that in Africa, over the last 10 years, armed conflict has gone up by sevenfold. Let’s think about that:…

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Leslie T. Chang: The voices of China’s workers

Leslie T. Chang: The voices of China’s workers

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Hi. So I’d like to talk a little bit about the people who make the things we use every day: our shoes, our handbags, our computers and cell phones. Now, this is…

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TEDxMileHigh – Bobby Lefebre – Social Worker

TEDxMileHigh – Bobby Lefebre – Social Worker

Translator: Helena Bowen Reviewer: Denise RQ When I tell people what I do for a living they often respond by saying things like, “Bless your soul, that must be difficult,” and my all time favorite, “It’s so nice…

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What do sex workers want? | Juno Mac | TEDxEastEnd

What do sex workers want? | Juno Mac | TEDxEastEnd

Translator: Camille Martínez Reviewer: Ivana Korom I want to talk about sex for money. I’m not like most of the people you’ll have heard speaking about prostitution before. I’m not a police officer or a social worker. I’m…

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Is war between China and the US inevitable? | Graham Allison

Is war between China and the US inevitable? | Graham Allison

So, let me thank you for the opportunity to talk about the biggest international story of your professional lifetime, which is also the most important international challenge the world will face for as far as the eye can…

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Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen

Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Denise RQ It’s really great to be in Bergen, this is the second time this week. I live in Oslo, I guess I’m living in the wrong place. (Laughter) As you quite rightly say,…

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Why it’s too hard to start a business in Africa — and how to change it | Magatte Wade

Why it’s too hard to start a business in Africa — and how to change it | Magatte Wade

Today, what I want to share with you is something that happened to me, actually, around four weeks ago, it happened. Words were said to me that I never thought I would ever hear it said to my…

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What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada

What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m going to take you back in time, 1400 years, to the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia. To a time when Prophet Mouhammed was given the task of finding a solution to women…

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We all worry about the threat of terrorism but should we? | Stephen Coleman | TEDxCanberra

We all worry about the threat of terrorism but should we? | Stephen Coleman | TEDxCanberra

Translator: Adam Authier Reviewer: Denise RQ You may have absolutely no idea what I’m about to talk about, but as soon as I throw up something like this, you’re probably all thinking, “Oh, he’s going to talk about…

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Why Socratic Dialogue should become our business card | Sira Abenoza | TEDxESADE

Why Socratic Dialogue should become our business card | Sira Abenoza | TEDxESADE

Translator: Robert Tucker Reviewer: Denise RQ Don’t worry, I did not go blank, it was planned, because today I want to talk to you about dialogue. Although it’s a bit ironic to be talking about dialogue while doing…

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