TED Talks - News and Politics

TED Talks - News and Politics

  • TED Talks - News and Politics


Aziz Abu Sarah: For more tolerance, we need more ... tourism?

Aziz Abu Sarah is a Palestinian activist with an unusual approach to peace-keeping: Be a tourist. The TED Fellow shows how simple interactions with pe... Read more

January 7, 2015 | 4 min

Catherine Crump: The small and surprisingly dangerous detail the police track about you

A very unsexy-sounding piece of technology could mean that the police know where you go, with whom, and when: the automatic license plate reader. Thes... Read more

December 11, 2014 | 5 min

Jose Miguel Sokoloff: How Christmas lights helped guerrillas put down their guns

“In my lifetime, I have never lived one day of peace in my country,” says Jose Miguel Sokoloff. This ad executive from Colombia saw a chance to help g... Read more

December 8, 2014 | 14 min

Oren Yakobovich: Hidden cameras that film injustice in the world’s most dangerous places

To see is to believe, says Oren Yakobovich — which is why he helps everyday people use hidden cameras to film dangerous situations of violence, politi... Read more

December 1, 2014 | 14 min

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