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  1. The USA's place in the world

    How do Americans see their role in the world? A show from the Aspen Festival of Ideas.

    First broadcast: 07 Jul 2012

  2. Selfishness

    How do we navigate between our selfish and selfless desires? A show from New York City.

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 2012

  3. Intelligent Machines

    Is the gap between humans and truly creative, inquisitive machines really getting smaller?

    First broadcast: 23 Jun 2012

  4. The Power of Connections

    Links that govern the brain, anti-social behaviour and the skills needed for the future.

    First broadcast: 16 Jun 2012

  5. Mental Health

    Innovative ways to tackle mental illness worldwide

    First broadcast: 09 Jun 2012

  6. Tradition

    A useful springboard or an unnecessary hindrance?

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2012

  7. Limits of Markets

    Free market - the best aid to development or a hydra that devalues everything it touches?

    First broadcast: 26 May 2012

  8. Future Wars

    How different will future conflicts be from those fought today?

    First broadcast: 19 May 2012

  9. Second Chances

    Do we deserve another bite of the cherry?

    First broadcast: 12 May 2012

  10. From the infinitesimally small to the infinitely large

    Why there is more to empty space than you might think.

    First broadcast: 05 May 2012

  11. Aftermath of war and marriage

    When everything falls apart, how do you cope?

    First broadcast: 28 Apr 2012

  12. Crime and its dark allure

    Why do crime thrillers sell when, in life, we strive to avoid being victims of crime?

    First broadcast: 21 Apr 2012

  13. Does Failure breed Success?

    We ask if failure can be the starting point for success.

    First broadcast: 14 Apr 2012

  14. The Forum @ Skoll 2012

    Social entrepreneurship: a partnership of equals?

    First broadcast: 07 Apr 2012

  15. What's so bad about behaving badly?

    Is it always wrong to be rude and are the seven deadly sins as deadly as they sound?

    First broadcast: 31 Mar 2012

  16. Digital shadows

    How much privacy is possible in a world which is increasingly digital?

    First broadcast: 24 Mar 2012

  17. The insider or outsider: who is best placed to bring about change?

    Does thinking outside the establishment box lead to more creative policies?

    First broadcast: 17 Mar 2012

  18. Water: how to stop the world from going thirsty

    The impact of water on our health, on economic growth and the life of our imagination.

    First broadcast: 10 Mar 2012

  19. Ignorance: good or bad for us?

    Why facts are just a starting place, a way to make a better question.

    First broadcast: 03 Mar 2012

  20. Europe in flux

    How much will the current crisis re-shape the way Europe is run?

    First broadcast: 25 Feb 2012

  21. The influence of Fashion on what we wear

    The influence of Fashion on what we wear

    First broadcast: 18 Feb 2012

  22. Night: friend or foe?

    We tried conquering our body clocks with artificial light but nature fights back.

    First broadcast: 11 Feb 2012

  23. Corruption: where does it begin and end?

    Is there a universal understanding of what constitutes corruption?

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2012

  24. Controlling experiments: in medicine, poverty relief and music.

    What are the risks and rewards of applying scientific experiments to other areas of life?

    First broadcast: 28 Jan 2012

  25. Freedom of expression: how free should it be?

    Should we re-define the limits to everyone’s right to know and to express themselves?

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2012

  26. What does home mean to us?

    With a record one billion people now on the move, what is the meaning of home?

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2012

  27. The next generation: hopes and dreams

    Four outstanding, young global citizens discuss their aspirations for the future.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2012

  28. Sixty seconds to improve the world

    We discuss a selection of 60 second ideas from Forum guests.

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2011

  29. The future of the car

    Has car transport reached a critical crossroads?

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2011

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