Award-winning novelist, public intellectual and political commentator Elif Shafak offers cautionary advice about the provisional nature of democracy in the west and the rise of populism – and how close we are to slipping back at any point.
Are we wholly responsible for our actions? We don’t choose our brains, our genetic inheritance, our circumstances – so how much control do we really have over our lives? Philosopher Raoul Martinez argues that no one is truly blameworthy.
How is money created? How much of it is real? Follow three citizens on their journey debating and questioning economists, Bank of England officials and business on crucial social and economic issues in their lives.
Visiting the UK for the first time since David Miranda's detention at Heathrow in 2013, David and his partner Glenn Greenwald recall the traumatic experience and address the failures of the mainstream British press and media.