TED Talks - News and Politics

TED Talks - News and Politics

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Ismael Nazario: What I learned as a kid in jail

As a teenager, Ismael Nazario was sent to New York’s Rikers Island jail, where he spent 300 days in solitary confinement -- all before he was ever con... Read more

March 11, 2015 | 11 min

Andy Yen: Think your email's private? Think again

Sending an email message is like sending a postcard, says scientist Andy Yen in this thought-provoking talk: Anyone can read it. Yet encryption, the t... Read more

March 5, 2015 | 12 min

Khalida Brohi: How I work to protect women from honor killings

Nearly 1000 "honor" killings are reported in Pakistan each year, murders by a family member for behavior deemed "shameful," such as a relationship out... Read more

February 24, 2015 | 18 min

Laura Boushnak: For these women, reading is a daring act

In some parts of the world, half of the women lack basic reading and writing skills. The reasons vary, but in many cases, literacy isn't valued by fat... Read more

February 18, 2015 | 5 min

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