A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of democracy.

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Can we upgrade democracy for the Internet era?

“If the Internet is the new printing press, then what is democracy for the Internet era?” asks Argentinian activist Pia Mancini in today’s TED Talk (How to upgrade democracy for...
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Freedom rising

11 talks • 2h 41m
From the Arab Spring to the emerging democracies of Eastern Europe, a new generation of freedom fighters -- entrepreneurs, journalists, activists -- shares powerful stories of resistance against dictatorships and oppression.

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TED Books

TED Books: In Mistrust We Trust

In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders?

Can democracy survive without trust? Political commentator Ivan Krastev asks whether we can enjoy the rights of our society without enjoying real political choice.
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