Emiliano Salinas

A civil response to violence

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Filmed Jan 2010 at TEDxSanMigueldeAllende
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In this passionate talk that's already caused a sensation in Mexico, Emiliano Salinas, son of former president Carlos Salinas de Gortari, confronts the current climate of violence in Mexico — or rather, how Mexican society responds to it. He calls on ordinary citizens to move from denial and fear to peaceful, community-based action. (Delivered in Spanish with English subtitles.)

Emiliano Salinas
/ Community activist

Emiliano Salinas, the son of former Mexican president Carlos Salinas de Gortari, is helping communities throughout Mexico organize and peacefully respond to escalating violence.  Full bio.

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