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Live from TEDGlobal 2013

The failure of leadership in politics: George Papandreou at TEDGlobal 2013The failure of leadership in politics: George Papandreou at TEDGlobal 2013

Posted By Helen Walters

The former Prime Minister of Greece, George Papandreou, takes the stage as the first speaker at TEDGlobal 2013. It’s already been a long morning, with a few dozen protesters earlier objecting to his presence in Edinburgh outside  the conference center. And Papandreou cuts something of a pensive figure as he tells us he’s set to give […]

Live from TEDGlobal 2013

Moments of Truth: The speakers in Session 1 at TEDGlobal 2013Moments of Truth: The speakers in Session 1 at TEDGlobal 2013

Posted By Helen Walters

There’s a distinct sense of anticipation in the air here in Edinburgh, Scotland, as the lights are about to dim and we’re about to embark on the rollercoaster ride that is a TEDGlobal conference. The first session of the week, “Moments of Truth” tackles several difficult issues, including economic austerity, environmentalism, feminism and terrorism. Here […]