Tag: Social Change

The price of a “clean” internet | Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck

The price of a “clean” internet | Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta [This talk contains mature content] Moritz Riesewieck: On March 23, 2013, users worldwide discovered in their news feed a video of a young girl being raped by an older man. Before this…

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The business case for working with your toughest critics | Bob Langert

The business case for working with your toughest critics | Bob Langert

Who remembers this infamous Styrofoam container? (Applause) Well, it sure changed me, it changed my company, and it started a revelatory journey about how adversaries can be your best allies. You know, back in the late ’80s, this…

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3 ways businesses can fight sex trafficking | Nikki Clifton

3 ways businesses can fight sex trafficking | Nikki Clifton

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Joanna Pietrulewicz A few years ago, I got a call from the highest ranking legal official in the state of Georgia: the attorney general. That moment was a wake-up call. It was 2013, and…

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World Learning’s 2014 Advancing Leaders Fellowship Competition

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World Learning alumni are confident, they are smart, they have been challenged and challenged others and they form also this amazing alumni community that encourages innovation. Programs like this give people confidence and a vision to become agents…

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How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will have our heart broken. My patient Kathy planned her wedding when she was in middle school. She would meet her future husband by age 27, get…

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The dirty secret of capitalism — and a new way forward | Nick Hanauer

The dirty secret of capitalism — and a new way forward | Nick Hanauer

I am a capitalist, and after a 30-year career in capitalism spanning three dozen companies, generating tens of billions of dollars in market value, I’m not just in the top one percent, I’m in the top .01 percent…

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Not Business As Usual Documentary

Not Business As Usual Documentary

We have made immoral behavior far more profitable. We have, in the course of the changes in our society, been establishing greater and greater incentives for people to behave in ways that most of us regard as immoral….

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How we’ll earn money in a future without jobs | Martin Ford

How we’ll earn money in a future without jobs | Martin Ford

I’m gonna begin with a scary question are we headed toward a future without jobs the remarkable progress that we’re seeing in technologies like self-driving cars has led to an explosion of interest in this question but because…

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I don’t want children — stop telling me I’ll change my mind | Christen Reighter

I don’t want children — stop telling me I’ll change my mind | Christen Reighter

I recognized the roles that were placed on me very early. One persistent concept that I observed — existing in our language, in our media — was that women are not only supposed to have children, they are…

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Facebook’s role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr

Facebook’s role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr

So, on the day after the Brexit vote, in June 2016, when Britain woke up to the shock of discovering that we’re leaving the European Union, my editor at the “Observer” newspaper in the UK asked me to…

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