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

Video playlists about Democracy

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.

Plug into your power!

8 talks • 1h 41m
There are more ways to be civically engaged besides voting. Tap into your inner activist with these talks about inspiring change in your community.

A playbook to understanding power

6 talks • 1h 33m
These talks highlight the reasons we as citizens should understand and challenge the powers that be.

Curator's Picks: Top 10 TED Talks of 2019

10 talks • 2h 34m
The most notable talks of 2019, chosen by TED Curator Chris Anderson.
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Exclusive articles about Democracy

How to turn a cause into a law

US activist Amanda Nguyen has continually defied the odds to pass bipartisan legislation in today’s divided times. She tells us how she did it — and how you can do it, too. At 2...

How to get power

In a democracy, power resides with the people. Here’s some helpful advice on how you can get your share, from civics educator Eric Liu. Power is something we are often uncomfort...
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