From Hong Kong to Istanbul to New York, libraries are one of the defining elements of 21st-century demonstrations, says techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci, and they can help illuminate why people risk discomfort, arrest and danger to stand together.
In a democracy, power resides with the people. Here’s some helpful advice on how you can get your share, from civics educator Eric Liu.
Will the societal shocks of 2016 lead to a bumper crop of art in 2017 and beyond? These TED Fellows aim to channel the energy of activism into creative work that can change hearts and minds.
Having needled and probed patriotic pride with his Good Country rankings, Simon Anholt is igniting public debate with a new global voting initiative.