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Bryan Stevenson: Why Can't We Talk About An Injustice?

Lawyer Bryan Stevenson explains how America's criminal justice system works against the poor and people of color, and how we can address it.

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"We need to rewrite and radically simplify and re-humanize the structure of public law in our society." —Philip K. Howard James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Philip K. Howard: Is The Law Making Us Less Free?

Attorney Philip K. Howard argues the U.S. has become a legal minefield and we need to simplify our laws.

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Rebecca Onie: What If Our Health Care System Kept Us Healthy?

Health advocate Rebecca Onie describes how our health care system can be restructured to prevent — and not just treat — illness.

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"There is no sensible reform possible until we end this corruption." —Lawrence Lessig James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Lawrence Lessig: Has Money Taken Over American Politics?

Legal scholar Lawrence Lessig says corruption is at the heart of American politics and issues a bipartisan call for change.

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Todd Kuiken: Can A Prosthetic Limb Feel?

Physiatrist and engineer Todd Kuiken is building a prosthetic arm that connects with the human nervous system — improving motion, control and even feeling.

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