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Uachtarán na hÉireann Speaks in the Scottish Parliament

The President of Ireland / Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D. Higgins, visited the Scottish Parliament for the first time. During his visit he addressed...

Adam Leipzig on How to Know Your Life Purpose in Five...

Adam Leipzig is one of those rare leaders who has the ability to truly deliver. As a game-changing visionary and leader, Adam has been...

Mhairi Black on Neglected Pensioners

Mhairi delivered a powerful speech in the House of Commons on Wednesday 24 February 2016 "I have yet to hear of a general or a...

Lindsey German on Nuclear Disarmament

This year Parliament will decide on whether or not to replace Trident, the UK's nuclear weapons system. Polls show that a majority of the public...

How to Be Successful in Life by Jack Ma

Ma Yun (马云), also known as Jack Ma, is a Chinese entrepreneur and the founder of the Alibaba Group, one of Asia's largest online...

Yanis Varoufakis on Capitalism

Democracy. In the West, we make a colossal mistake taking it for granted. We see democracy not as the most fragile of flowers that...

Stan Grant on Racism

Thank you so much for coming along this evening and I would also like to extend my respects to my Gadigal brothers and sisters...

What Nobody Told You About Happiness by Saisha Srivastava

Saisha Srivastava is a 20-year old student at Vassar College, New York. She was born and raised in Kolkata, India. She is a dancer,...

10 Lessons for Changing the World – Admiral McRaven

University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address William Harry McRaven (born November 6, 1955) is a former United States Navy admiral who last served...

A Nation of Sheep by Judge Napolitano

We've added to our collection this wonderful speech by Judge Napolitano, as seen on Reason TV and broadcast in Washington D.C. on October 27,2007

Mhairi Black Makes Rousing Maiden Speech in the Commons

ABOUT MHAIRI: Mhairi Black, born 12 September 1994, is a Scottish politician. She has been the Member of Parliament for Paisley and Renfrewshire...

Bruce Fein: Mankind on the Stage of History

Bruce Fein, a former U.S. Department of Justice official and a renowned Constitutional lawyer, explains that mankind is not simply an animal. He expounds...

Robin Roberts: Arthur Ashe Courage Award Speech

LeBron Raymone James I just want us to think about one thing as all athletes here, male and female. When it’s the time that we...

Lizzie Velasquez on Being Voted Ugliest Woman

Lizzie Velasquez was born with a rare disease that makes it impossible for her to gain weight. A few years ago she discovered Internet...

Jim Carrey’s Commencement Address

Jim Carrey gave the commencement address to Maharishi University of Management's class of 2014. The University Board of Trustees also presented Mr. Carrey with...

If I Should Have a Daughter: Sarah Kay

Poet Sarah Kay delivers "If I Should Have a Daughter" which inspired two standing ovations at TED 2011. FROM SARAH'S WEBSITE: Sarah Kay is a New...

Anis Mojgani – Shake the Dust

From the House of Blues Orlando, meet Anis Mojgani. This two-time National Slam Poetry Champion reminds everyone of the power of words and the...

1961: JFK on the President and the Press

The President and the Press speech was given before the American Newspaper Publishers Association on April 27, 1961.

We Can Create a Better World by Michael Prysner, US War...

Michael Prysner, born 1983,  is an American political activist. He gave this speech in 2008. Michael is the co-founder of March Forward!, an organization of...

1854: Chief Seattle’s Letter to the American President

The video below is a narration of Chief Seattle's Letter to the American President. As the story is told, in 1854 the "Great White...

The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius by...

Part 1: England Your England I As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me. They do not feel any enmity against...

Mary Schmich’s Advice to New Graduates

In 1997 Mary Schmich wrote a column giving advice to new graduates. It was later made into the song "Everybody's Free to Wear Sunscreen." Her...

Glenn Greenwald: Why Privacy Matters

Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see — and write about — the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the...