TED Playlist on How to End Poverty

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Visit these links to play the TED talk you want to hear. Keep the ideas that makes sense for you in your area—and let the rest go. Excellent!! MANY 20 MINUTE TALKS BY EXPERTS WHO CARE.


Jacqueline Novogratz An escape from poverty


Jacqueline Novogratz tells a moving story of an encounter in a Nairobi slum with Jane, a former prostitute, whose dreams of escaping poverty, of becoming a doctor and of getting married were fulfilled in an unexpected way.

Paul Collier The “Bottom Billion”


Around the world right now, one billion people are trapped in poor or failing countries. How can we help them? Economist Paul Collier lays out a bold, compassionate plan for closing the gap between rich and poor.

Richard Wilkinson How Economic Inequality Harms Societies


We feel instinctively that societies with huge income gaps are somehow going wrong. Richard Wilkinson charts the hard data on economic inequality, and shows what gets worse when rich and poor are too far apart: real effects on health, lifespan, even such basic values as trust.

Esther Duflo Social Experiments to Fight Poverty


Alleviating poverty is more guesswork than science, and lack of data on aid’s impact raises questions about how to provide it. But Clark Medal-winner Esther Duflo says it’s possible to know which development efforts help and which hurt — by testing solutions with randomized trials.

Nick Hanauer


Jossette Sheeran