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An approach to global aid where all are treated as equals

An approach to global aid where all are treated as equals

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By Lisa Katayama In a developed country where the dialogue around human rights is very charity-minded, it’s rare to find young people with visions of engaging rural farmers in developing countries as equals. That’s why Tokyo native Doga Makiura stands out. When Doga was 13, he left his home in Japan and enrolled himself in []

TED Talent Search: Reports from TED@Tokyo …

TED Talent Search: Reports from TED@Tokyo …

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As the TED team travels around the world hosting salons in 14 cities, we’re collecting great local stories. Here’s a quick report from TED@Tokyo, held May 29, 2012, at Academyhills, and locally hosted by the team at TEDxTokyo. To relive a fraction of the buzzing excitement around the event, check out the Facebook album from Tokyo []

New on Japanese TV: “Super Presentation,” featuring TED

New on Japanese TV: “Super Presentation,” featuring TED

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A collaboration between TED and Japanese public broadcaster NHK is bringing TEDTalks to TV for the first time in Japan — for Super Presentation! It’s a series that harnesses TED speakers’ persuasive ideas to teach English, empower a new generation of independent thinkers, and build hope one year after the Japanese tsunami. Friday night at []