Democracy On Trial : TED Radio Hour Democracy is often hailed as the best form of government. But with a growing sense of distrust, should we rethink the whole system? This hour, TED speakers ask if democracy is truly our best option.

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Democracy On Trial

Democracy is often hailed as the best form of government. But with a growing sense of distrust, should we rethink the whole system? This hour, TED speakers ask if democracy is truly our best option.

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Yanis Varoufakis: Is Capitalism Compatible With Democracy?

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Sayu Bhojwani: Are Immigrants The Key To A Stronger Democracy?

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Julia Galef: Are We Wrong To Think We're Right?

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Life's biggest questions, explored.