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Dave Meslin:
The antidote to apathy

TEDxToronto 2010 · 7:05 · Filmed Oct 2010
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Dave Meslin: The antidote to apathy
7:05 · Filmed October 2010 at TEDxToronto 2010 · Subtitles available in 39 languages

Local politics — schools, zoning, council elections — hit us where we live. So why don't more of us actually get involved? Is it apathy? Dave Meslin says no. He identifies 7 barriers that keep us from taking part in our communities, even when we truly care. (Filmed at TEDxToronto.)

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Dave Meslin is a "professional rabble-rouser." Based in Toronto, he works to make local issues engaging and even fun to get involved in. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxToronto 2010, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.

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