Strike Against War
Helen Keller

Helen Keller dismisses the thought that the United States will need to engage in war with Germany and Japan for valid reasons. She states that war is merely an instrument to protect investment and control over countries the US are currently overseeing.

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Helen Keller: Strike Against War

January 5, 1916 (over 104 years ago)

Helen Keller dismisses the thought that the United States will need to engage in war with Germany and Japan for valid reasons. She states that war is merely an instrument to protect investment and control over countries the US are currently overseeing.

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Source: infoplease

Helen Keller: Speech to the Lions Club 1925 International Convention

June 30, 1925 (almost 95 years ago)

Helen Keller appeals to the Lions to take on the duty of becoming knights for those blind people who are in need of education, sympathy and guidance to light.

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Wael Ghonim: Inside the Egyptian Revolution

March 1, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

The internet has been a powerful tool in the modern world. Wael Ghonim tells about how the Egyptians used this tool to attain the freedom they so longed to have from the people in power.

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Source: TED

Dave Meslin: The Antidote to Apathy

October 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Dave Meslin enumerates the things that cause apathy in people especially in the aspect of being involved in the community and being involved in political movements.

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Source: TED

Stokely Carmichael: Black Power

October 1, 1966 (over 53 years ago)

Stokely Carmichael argues to debunk the prevailing paradigm of integration, which has for its goal the absorption of blacks into the white man's society. He insists that blacks must refuse to become part of the "American pie" and must instead "fight to control the basic institutions which perpet...

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Emma Goldman: Address to the Jury

July 9, 1917 (almost 103 years ago)

Emma Goldman speaks to the jury about the accusation that they have convinced young men to refuse getting drafted for the war.

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Larry Lessig: Re-Examining the Remix

April 1, 2010 (about 10 years ago)

Larry Lessig shares his imsights on fair use and the respect that should be duly given to creators.

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Source: TED

David Bismark: E-Voting Without Fraud

July 1, 2010 (almost 10 years ago)

David Bismark shows a new method of safer and verifiable electronic voting for elections.

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Source: TED

Omar Ahmad: Political Change with Pen and Paper

February 1, 2010 (over 10 years ago)

Omar Ahmad shares his best practice on how to communicate with politicians. His advice is to send a monthly handwritten letter. He also shares how to properly make this letter so that you get the results you want.

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Source: TED

Larry Lessig: Laws that Choke Creativity

March 1, 2007 (over 13 years ago)

Larry Lessig shares how copyright laws choke creativity in the generation of amateurs exploring the different facets of technology.

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Source: TED

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