- Charmian Gooch speaks about a new era of openness in business. Dispelling the shroud of secrecy that surround companies is no easy task
- Afra Raymond talks about corruption myths, especially in light of Trinidad and Tobago’s development in the 1970s due to the oil boom
- Sanjay Pradhan of the World Bank makes an impressive pitch for the need and importance of Open Data and how it is fast changing the face of International Aid
- Journalist and Activist Heather Brooke uncovered the British Parliament financial expenses scandal; she urges citizens to ask tough questions to their leaders
- Legal Scholar Lawrence Lessig talks about the 1% of the 1%, those that fund campaign finance in the USA and how Congressional candidates in the USA are subject to their pressures.
Corruption is a topic that gains global prominence. TED has often had interesting talks, but the ones of corruption shed light on this topic from various perspectives. A compilation of talks on corruption are available here. http://www.ted.com/playlists/148/depths_of_corruption The compilation is impressive