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.
For all those days you've ever checked the clock and thought, "Where did the last hour go?" These talks share helpful hacks for stealing back a few seconds, minutes or even hours from your busy workday.
What captured our imaginations and sparked hope for a better tomorrow? As we close out 2021, here's a wide-ranging list of the talks that stood out and stayed with us this year, selected by the editorial team at TED.