The challenges we face in the 21st century are global in nature. Yet it often seems like we are woefully ill-equipped to address issues such as poverty, violence, security or public health with our large-scale political institutions. In this bold talk, Benjamin Barber suggests that we should transition away from nation states towards a system […]
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Updated: new deadline! [ted id=1429] Inspired by today’s TEDTalk from Eduardo Paes, the mayor of Rio? Share your own idea for leading your city into the future, and apply for a $10,000 award to help make it happen! If you have a bold, creative project for your city, apply for one of ten (10) $10,000 […]
Eduardo Paes became the mayor of Rio de Janeiro in 2008. He shares his four commandments for ensuring that cities are a great place to live. 1. A city of the future has to be environmentally friendly “Every time you think of a city, you have to think green, green, green,” says Paes. “Every time you see […]