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

Video playlists about Government

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.

The big picture

15 talks • 4h 18m
Must-listen talks about the future of the environment, crime, technology, government and the human race.

Depths of corruption

11 talks • 2h 38m
Corruption manifests itself in many ways, some subtler than others. From anonymous companies to bribes to unjust electoral systems, these talks take you deep into ethically murky territory … and offer bold ideas on what we can do about it.

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In Mistrust We Trust

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