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This week Ian Leslie and Matthew Taylor are asking: what's the best way to talk to people we disagree with? If we want to understand the other side – to bridge divides, or even persuade people we disagree with to think differe ...
What does the rest of this century look like for our planet? Viral sensation David Wallace-Wells issues an urgent wake-up call about climate collapse, leading the way for bolder action before it’s too late.
UCL scientist and expert in criminal behaviour Julia Shaw reveals the surprising science behind humanity’s dark side.
Innovation pioneer Charlie Leadbeater talks to winners of the 2019 Future Work Awards, a brand-new showcase for creative and inspiring models of work from around the world.
Amidst a growing mental health crisis, how can we help children recognise their innate dignity and self-worth? Educator Rosalind Wiseman, author of the ground-breaking book behind the film Mean Girls, shows how to navigate ...
Author of 'Political Entrepreneurship', Josef Lentsch shows how innovative, civic-minded entrepreneurs can create new parties to produce positive political change.
Bestselling author Steven Johnson explains how the science of deliberative decision-making can help us make better long-term choices - both individual and societal.
Francis Fukuyama, author of 'The End of History and the Last Man' and more recently 'Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment', joins Matthew Taylor and Ian Leslie to give his take on the rise of identit ...
Two days after the biggest government defeat in the history of the British parliament, Matthew Taylor makes the case for another form of democracy that might help sort out the mess. With James Fishkin and David Runciman.