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5 Ted Talks Just Salvos Recommends

1. Poverty, Money - and Love.

What do you think of people in poverty? Maybe what Jessica Jackley once did: "they" need "our" help, in the form of a few coins in a jar. The co-founder of Kiva.org talks about how her attitude changed -- and how her work with microloans has brought new power to people who live on a few dollars.

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2. The Sexy Lie

 An informative talk by Caroline Heldman on how to identify hyper sexualisation of women.

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3. Youth Homelessness

In Australia, Bee Orsini is the Liaison for The Salvation Army's Education and Outreach Project to raise awareness of homeless youth. She knows the reality of being homeless and was often in dangerous and self-destructive situations.

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4. Sustainable Development

How does our use of the earth’s resources affect the poor? Human growth has strained the Earth's resources, but as Johan Rockstrom reminds us, our advances also give us the science to recognize this and change behavior.

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5. The Power of Story

The restoration of the Kingdom involves people and their stories. Joel explores the poetics of identity through the use of words. The power of storytelling is shared historically and globally. In his powerful performance of "Ugly Words" the viewer is moved by Joel's ability to use words to create a powerful reflection of our identity.

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