A global culture to fight extremism Maajid Nawaz on TED.com

The second TEDTalk posted from TEDGlobal 2011, happening now in Edinburgh:

Why do transnational extremist organizations succeed — where democratic movements have a harder time taking hold? Maajid Nawaz, a former Islamist extremist, asks for new grassroots stories and global social activism to spread democracy in the face of nationalism and xenophobia. A powerful talk from TEDGlobal 2011. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2011, July 2011, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Duration: 17:53)

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