TED Talk: How young people join violent hate groups – and how to stop them

Link to TED video: http://www.ted.com/talks/2856

Violent extremist groups and terrorist organizations destabilize civil society and cause devastation globally. Current trends have led many people to not just fear these networks, but also to question why individuals join violent, hate-based groups. This TED talk looks at the push and pull factors drawing people into these organizations, and discusses new ways of preventing and countering processes of radicalization through innovation and creativity.