The surprising ingredient that makes businesses work better | Marco Alverà

What is it about unfairness? Whether it's not being invited to a friend's wedding or getting penalized for bad luck or an honest mistake, unfairness often makes us so upset that we can't think straight. And it's not just a personal issue -- it's also bad for business, says Marco Alverà. He explains how his company works to create a culture of fairness -- and how tapping into our innate sense of what's right and wrong makes for happier employees and better results.

The surprising ingredient that makes businesses work better | Marco Alverà 2018/02/13 16:53

Capitalism isn't an ideology -- it's an operating system | Bhu Srinivasan

Bhu Srinivasan researches the intersection of capitalism and technological progress. Instead of thinking about capitalism as a firm, unchanging ideology, he suggests that we should think of it as an operating system -- one that needs upgrades to keep up with innovation, like the impending take-off of drone delivery services. Learn more about the past and future of the free market (and a potential coming identity crisis for the United States' version of capitalism) with this quick, forward-thinking talk.

Capitalism isn't an ideology -- it's an operating system | Bhu Srinivasan 2018/02/12 16:43

3 lessons of revolutionary love in a time of rage | Valarie Kaur

What's the antidote to rising nationalism, polarization and hate? In this inspiring, poetic talk, Valarie Kaur asks us to reclaim love as a revolutionary act. As she journeys from the birthing room to tragic sites of bloodshed, Kaur shows us how the choice to love can be a force for justice.

3 lessons of revolutionary love in a time of rage | Valarie Kaur 2018/02/09 16:49

"My Fine Reward" | Tito Deler

Blues musician Tito Deler combines the sounds of his New York upbringing with the style of pre-war Mississippi Delta blues. He takes the stage, singing and strumming a stirring rendition of his song, "My Fine Reward."

"My Fine Reward" | Tito Deler 2018/02/09 13:47

How protest is redefining democracy around the world | Zachariah Mampilly

The democratic process is messy, complicated and often inefficient -- but across Africa, activists are redefining democracy by putting protest at its center. In an illuminating talk, political scientist Zachariah Mampilly gives us a primer on the current wave of protests reshaping countries like Tunisia, Malawi and Zimbabwe -- and explains how this form of political dissension expands our political imaginations beyond what we're told is possible.

How protest is redefining democracy around the world | Zachariah Mampilly 2018/02/08 22:00

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