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  1. Turkey: Staying Secular Insha'Allah

    Edward Stourton investigates Turkish politics and the nation's place in the world.

    First broadcast: 18 Oct 2010

  2. The Spirit Level: the theory of everything?

    Is income equality really the great leveller? Mukul Devichand examines the evidence.

    First broadcast: 11 Oct 2010

  3. Whatever Happened to the Sisterhood?

    Budget cuts will hit women three times harder than men. Why aren't feminists protesting?

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2010

  4. The Big Society

    Anne McElvoy examines what the origins of the government's Big Society idea tell us.

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2010

  5. What's Wrong with Child Labour?

    Fran Abrams asks why the idea of children earning money causes such unease.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2010

  6. Time to Get Real

    Michael Blastland asks policy experts for some honest answers about public spending.

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2010

  7. The Euro Nightmare

    Chris Bowlby asks if the European single currency can survive the current crisis.

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2010

  8. A Dictatorship of Relativism

    Edward Stourton asks if we are living in a dictatorship of relativism.

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2010

  9. Baby Boomers on Trial

    Should the seemingly privileged Baby Boomers bear the brunt of Government spending cuts?

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2010

  10. Britishness

    Dr John Bew asks what the state can do to promote national identity.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2010

  11. Economistocracy

    Frances Cairncross asks if economic management is too important to be left to politicians.

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2010

  12. Promises, Promises

    Ben Rogers asks if getting us to make public pledges can change our behaviour.

    First broadcast: 31 May 2010

  13. Doomed by Democracy?

    Justin Rowlatt asks if democracies are incapable of tackling climate change.

    First broadcast: 24 May 2010

  14. Who Are The Taliban?

    Edward Stourton discovers what a negotiated peace with the Taliban would really mean.

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 2010

  15. Minds of Our Own?

    What if science could read people's thoughts and intentions? Kenan Malik investigates.

    First broadcast: 15 Mar 2010

  16. Why Do Men and Women Vote Differently?

    Alison Wolf examines gender gaps in the polling booth.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2010

  17. Tea Party Politics

    Gary Younge assesses the strength and influence of the Tea Party movement in the US.

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2010

  18. Failing Better

    Michael Blastland explores how different professions deal with failures and mistakes.

    First broadcast: 22 Feb 2010

  19. Crying Treason

    If treason laws are regarded as out of date, can anyone challenge the state with impunity?

    First broadcast: 15 Feb 2010

  20. Foreigner Policy

    David Goodhart investigates the ideological forces behind mass immigration.

    First broadcast: 08 Feb 2010

  21. Glass-Steagall: A Price Worth Paying?

    The experts who say investment banks should face the consequences of their losses.

    First broadcast: 01 Feb 2010

  22. Are environmentalists bad for the planet?

    Is it time the green movement ditched some of its ideological baggage?

    First broadcast: 25 Jan 2010

  23. Divorcing Europe

    What would happen if Britain chose to leave the European Union? Chris Bowlby reports.

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2009

  24. Death to the Deficit!

    Frances Cairncross explores the UK's options in the face of a growing deficit.

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2009

  25. The Economist's New Clothes

    Stephanie Flanders examines the arguments over the meltdown of the global financial system

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2009

  26. Knowing Too Much

    Martin Bright asks if the truth is really always desirable and in the public interest.

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2009

  27. Ayatollogy

    Ed Stourton asks if a battle over theology could bring an end to Iran's Islamic Republic.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2009

  28. Small States

    Bronwen Maddox of The Times asks if small nations can survive as independent states.

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2009

  29. Educating Cinderella

    Fran Abrams explores the balance between choice and paternalism in further education.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2009

  30. Who's Afraid of the BNP?

    Kenan Malik asks what the liberal response should be to the BNP's 2009 electoral success.

    First broadcast: 28 Sep 2009

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