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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x207 Alessandra Orofino: It’s our city. Let’s fix it
TV-PG

  • 2014-11-03T05:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Too often, people feel checked out of politics — even at the level of their own city. But urban activist Alessandra Orofino thinks that can change, using a mix of tech and old-fashioned human connection. Sharing examples from her hometown of Rio, she says: "It is up to us to decide whether we want schools or parking lots, recycling projects or construction sites, cars or buses, loneliness or solidarity."

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