Tag: ted

  • Lawrence Lessig’s TED Talk on Reclaiming the Republic

    Lessig talks about how the people have lost control of our government to those who have money. He tells stories of politicians and everyone connected to the political and legislative process evolving their thinking to appease their¬†financiers.¬†Deregulation is politically counter-productive because those involved get steady cash from lobbyists to manipulate those regulations. Total reform is […]

  • Beauty Can Make the World Safer

    It’s amazing how appearances affect our behavior. Edi Rama, an artist and the former mayor of the capital of Albania gave an inspiring TED talk about transforming his city by adding color to old buildings and improving public spaces. Streets that used to be crime ridden became safer because they looked nicer. People are less […]