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  1. I'm So Sorry

    Why have apologies for past misdeeds become politically fashionable?

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2007

  2. The Will to Power?

    Felipe Fernandez-Armesto asks whether the passing of self-discipline is to be regretted.

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2007

  3. Secrets and Mysteries

    Former security coordinator David Omand on the terrorist threat.

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2007

  4. The Roof over your Head

    Zareer Masani looks at the problems of younger people struggling to find affordable homes.

    First broadcast: 16 Aug 2007

  5. Miserable Children

    Andrew Brown examines accusations that the UK is failing its children.

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2007

  6. Travel and the Mind

    Richard Weight asks why our interest in foreign news coverage seems to be shrinking.

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2007

  7. 1707: Bravehearts and Bankers

    Dr Richard Weight examines patriotism and economics.

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2007

  8. Family Footsteps

    Frances Cairncross examines why family networks still matter in business and politics.

    First broadcast: 02 Aug 2007

  9. No More Wars?

    Philip Stephens investigates British foreign policy.

    First broadcast: 26 Jul 2007

  10. Go Green, or Else!

    Camilla Cavendish asks how the government can make us greener.

    First broadcast: 19 Jul 2007

  11. Repugnant Markets

    Tim Harford looks at our objections to transactions regarding human organs.

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2007

  12. Changing Charity

    Alison Wolf investigates the role of charities in delivering public services.

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2007

  13. The end of the pay rise?

    British wages have fallen since 2008. Paul Johnson asks if they will ever pick up.

    First broadcast: 14 Jul 2014

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  14. Is it time for the internet to grow up?

    The world wide web is 25 years old. What do we want from its next 25 years?

    First broadcast: 07 Jul 2014

  15. Tories: Nasty or Nice?

    Robin Aitken explores why the Tories have struggled with the label of 'the nasty party'.

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 2014

  16. Varieties of Capitalism

    Can a country switch from one form of capitalism to another? Jeremy Cliffe investigates.

    First broadcast: 23 Jun 2014

  17. Courting Trouble

    A clumsy pass or harassment? Jo Fidgen asks: what are the new rules of relationships.

    First broadcast: 16 Jun 2014

  18. What Does Putin Want?

    Edward Stourton investigates the Russian leader's geostrategic vision.

    First broadcast: 09 Jun 2014

  19. Time to Rethink Asylum?

    Tim Finch explores ideas for a radical rethink about the way we deal with asylum seekers.

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2014

  20. Deirdre McCloskey

    Economic historian Deirdre McCloskey on why poverty matters more than inequality.

    First broadcast: 26 May 2014

  21. Why Minsky Matters

    Do the theories of Hyman Minsky provide a radical challenge to mainstream economics?

    First broadcast: 24 Mar 2014

  22. Eldar Shafir: Scarcity

    An interview with psychologist Eldar Shafir about the concept of scarcity.

    First broadcast: 17 Mar 2014

  23. The Jihadi Spring

    Is al-Qaeda the real beneficiary of the multiple failures of the Arab revolutions?

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2014

  24. Scotland and the Union: Can Britain be Rebooted?

    As Scotland votes on independence, Douglas Fraser asks if there's a vision for Britain.

    First broadcast: 03 Mar 2014

  25. Life by Lottery

    Jo Fidgen asks if we should use chance to solve difficult political dilemmas.

    First broadcast: 24 Feb 2014

  26. A Is for Anonymous

    Frances Stonor Saunders asks why people want anonymity while venerating individuality too.

    First broadcast: 17 Feb 2014

  27. What is Wahhabism?

    Is the Saudi-style ultra-conservative branch of Islam the ideological engine of extremism?

    First broadcast: 10 Feb 2014

  28. The Philosophy of Russell Brand

    Jeremy Cliffe encounters the ideas and personalities behind a new 'anarcho-populism'.

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2014

  29. Last Rites for the Church of England?

    Andrew Brown asks if the Church of England has become fatally disconnected from society.

    First broadcast: 27 Jan 2014

  30. Roberto Unger

    Roberto Unger explains why he thinks fellow left-of-centre progressives lack imagination.

    First broadcast: 18 Nov 2013

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