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

Video playlists about Activism

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.

How to be a great leader

12 talks • 2h 54m
What makes a great leader? These TED Talks offer surprising, nuanced approaches on how to inspire and empower others to do their very best.

Photojournalism up close

10 talks • 2h 48m
Talks from photographers who use their art to fight for social justice.

Climate change: Oh, it's real.

10 talks • 2h 38m
We still have a lot to learn about climate change, about why it's happening and what that means. But one thing is clear: It's real, alright. These talks provide a primer on the issue of our times.
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Exclusive articles about Activism

The fastest way to fight prejudice? Open up

Equality advocate Ash Beckham hopes her habit of chronic over-sharing leads to more honest conversations. I don’t really hide much. I’m essentially an open book, and honestly, ...
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TED Books

Minescape: Waging War Against Land Mines

By Brett Van Ort
Photojournalist Brett Van Ort blends images of deceptively innocent landscapes, land mines and prosthetic limbs to illustrate the remnant threats of war that linger in times of peace.
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