TED Talks - News and Politics

TED Talks - News and Politics

  • TED Talks - News and Politics


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

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

Ethan Nadelmann: Why we need to end the War on Drugs

Is the War on Drugs doing more harm than good? In a bold talk, drug policy reformist Ethan Nadelmann makes an impassioned plea to end the "backward, h... Read more

November 12, 2014 | 17 min

Kimberley Motley: How I defend the rule of law

Every human deserves protection under their country’s laws — even when that law is forgotten or ignored. Sharing three cases from her international le... Read more

October 27, 2014 | 15 min

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