Rana Mitter hosts a discussion on 'Zoopolis', a new book on the relationship between animals and humans and which shifts the debate from the ethical to the political rights of animals.

One of the world's most renowned architects Rem Koolhaas discusses social theory, the avant-garde and signature buildings

Why did Nietzsche appeal to both the left and right wing in the United States Of America during the course of the 20th century ? That's the question that Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen attempts to answer in her new book American Nietzsche.

Plus, there's a review of The Interrupters, an award-winning documentary about gang warfare in Chicago and about the endeavours of three so-called "violence interrupers" who try to stem the bloodshed on their streets.

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Mon 12 Dec 2011 22:00

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