Inequality

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

Video playlists about Inequality

The quest to end poverty

12 talks • 3h 16m
It's the challenge of our age: How do we end poverty? Hear ideas and results from economists, philanthropists, activists working -- in labs and on the ground -- to wipe it out.

The pursuit of justice

10 talks • 2h 36m
Behold, courage. These speakers have the fortitude to stand up to some of the world's greatest injustices.

The power of the individual voice

6 talks • 1h 43m
It only takes one voice to create change. Be inspired to take action through these talks by brave and passionate individuals.

Talks to help you understand social justice

9 talks • 2h 11m
Want to join the fight for equality? A starter pack of TED Talks for those looking to understand the basics of social justice.

Talks about Inequality

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Exclusive articles about Inequality

Why cities rule the world

Cities are the the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival will take place. Robert Muggah and Benjamin Barber spell out...

What toothbrushes tell us about inequality

Anna Rosling-Rönnlund collects photographs of everyday objects from the richest to the poorest households. Even a toothbrush, she says, can reveal a world of inequalities. Imagi...
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TRH: Have and Have-Nots

Episode: Have and Have-Nots

Income inequality is at an all-time high between the haves and the have-nots. But does the poverty gap have to be so wide, and can it ever be eliminated? In this hour, TED speakers share some big ideas about inequality and new ways we might achieve prosperity for all. Listen now