American satirist Joe Queenan explores the importance of not doing what one is told.
Economic sanctions can adversely affect the country imposing the boycott.
Is celebrity activism good for democracy? Chaired by Michael Buerk.
Josie Long hears stories of small radical acts that help re-imagine the world around them.
Bridget Kendall and guests explores how 'people's' movements are changing.
Zoe Williams asks what protests movements need to do to achieve long-term success.
Martin Wainwright talks to Lindis Percy, a persistent peace campaigner for over 40 years.
From Radio 2's Louis Armstrong Behind the Music, 3 Aug 2011
Oona King discovers her family's role in the fight for equality for African Americans.
Ask not why people riot, but why they obey the law. Jamie Whyte examines civil obedience.
Philip North argues that poor people have been held back by the professional middle class.
Comedian Russell Brand tells Mark Lawson why he's calling for a non-violent revolution.
The long industrial dispute over union membership at the government communications centre.
Actor Clarke Peters tells the stories of the songs behind the civil rights movement.
Alan Dein visits the allotmenteers of Hastings to find out what their land means to them.
The Last Poets discuss why they're still performing after 50 years.
Clive Anderson considers the legal limits of our right to express dissent.
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Criminologist David Wilson looks at Thomas Hobbes and his 'social contract' theory.
Could the United Nations' economic sanctions have crippled Saddam Hussein?