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The Forum
17 Aug
Jeffrey Sachs, Linn Ullman, Rodrigo Vazquez


Listen to the programme

A conceptual meeting point for this week's three ideas, by Rosie Lonnon

The Forum, the BBC World Service programme which boldly crosses boundaries: scientific, creative and geographic, presented by Bridget Kendall.

Meet the guests

UN Economic Advisor Professor Jeffrey Sachs tells us why he thinks investment in new technology is the solution to global overpopulation, poverty and climate change.

Award winning Scandinavian author Linn Ullmann talks about her new book A Blessed Child which explores the boundary between playfulness and violence

Argentinean film-maker Rodrigo Vazquez asks what lies beyond the revolution for the indigenous peoples of Latin America

Listen to the 60 second idea

Each week we give one of our guests the chance to change the world and present an idea they feel could make all the difference.

Argentinean film maker Rodrigo Vazquez presents his idea.

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