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P.J. Parmar: Can We Redesign Healthcare to Profitably Serve the Poor? (Transcript)

P.J. Parmar – TEDxMileHigh TRANSCRIPT Colfax Avenue here in Denver, Colorado, was once called the longest, wickedest street in America. So there I was on Colfax Avenue, East Colfax at 2:00 a.m. with thirteen drunk teenage boys. I was scout master of an all refugee Boy Scout troop and had taken a few dozen boys …

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Why Must Artists Be Poor? by Hadi Eldebek (Full Transcript)

Hadi Eldebek – TRANSCRIPT I come from a family of five brothers, all scientists and engineers. A few years ago, I sent them the following email: “Dear brothers, I hope this message finds you well. I am emailing to let you know that I’m dropping out of my master’s program in engineering to pursue a …

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Salil Dudani: Why Do We Jail People for Being Poor? at TEDxStanford (Transcript)

Salil Dudani – TRANSCRIPT One summer afternoon in 2013, DC police detained, questioned and searched a man who appeared suspicious and potentially dangerous. This wasn’t what I was wearing the day of the detention, to be fair, but I have a picture of that as well. I know it’s very frightening — try to remain …

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Africa is Poor and 5 Other Myths: Simon Moss at TEDxWarwick (Transcript)

Simon Moss – Community education expert I spend my time traveling around the country, traveling around the world, talking to people about the progress and challenges that the world faces, dealing with, what I say, is one of the biggest challenges to humanity. Which is the challenge that 1.3 billion people on our planet are …

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