Previous Shows

Haves And Have-Nots

In this hour, TED speakers share big ideas about inequality and ways we might achieve prosperity for all.

"We really are living in a time of a disparity of fortune, which is greater than ever before." — Chrystia Freeland Thinkstock hide caption

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Identities

In this hour, TED speakers describe their journeys to answer the question: who am I?

"Stories move like whirling dervishes ... they connect all humanity, regardless of identity politics." — Elif Shafak, novelist Ryan McVay/Getty Images hide caption

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Why We Collaborate

In this hour, TED speakers unravel ideas behind the mystery of mass collaborations that build a better world.

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Everything Is Connected

In this hour, TED speakers explain how everything in nature is connected, and how we can restore its delicate balance.

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Framing The Story

In this hour, TED speakers explore the art of storytelling — and how good stories have the power to transform our perceptions of the world.

"I think stories are necessary, just as necessary as food and love. It's how we make meaning of our lives." — Chimamanda Adichie TED hide caption

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