The 2016 TEDxNewYork videos were just released and there are several fantastic videos from New York City speakers, each with a unique perspective on our City and elsewhere. I attended the conference a few months back, and while all talks were great, these were the ones that stood out for me.
Home renters are powerless. Here’s how to fix that
Between roaches, rats, and unfit landlords, few New Yorkers have control over the conditions of the apartments they pay exorbitant rates for. Housing advocate Yale Fox proposes a solution.
Death like you've never seen it before
Artist and museum curator Joanna Ebenstein explores the ways death is celebrated around the world.
There are no more global superpowers. What happens next?
Political theorist Ian Bremmer rethinks what the world looks like without one single global power.
Mark S. Luckie
So we’re woke...now what?
Digital strategist Mark S. Luckie makes a strong call to action, reminding us that activism can come in many forms.
"Ali" / "Old World Comfort" / "Of Headless Kings"
Nkosi Nkululeko is New York City's 2016 youth poet laureate and the author of "Sharp-Edged Vernacular" and "How It Sounded to Squish a Cockroach."
Check out the wrap-up page to watch all seventeen of the 2016 TEDxNewYork talks.
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