Nick Berkeley shows how song lyrics can help articulate and negotiate our lives.
Anger can be a destructive force, so Oliver Burkeman learns how it can be managed.
Our story ends at the very top, with a fax to the White House.
In a political state where even the winners stay angry, what will our future be?
From climate change to smoking and cancer, this is the story of how to manufacture doubt.
In 1953 PR and tobacco execs draw up a plan to fight claims that smoking causes cancer.
Geoff Watts explores the origins of depression and efforts to find new treatments.
Anger can be seen as just, Oliver explores how it may be essential for social change.
The tobacco industry’s white coats are ready, the battle of science vs science begins.
As the evidence against tobacco mounts, the court suits mount up. Tobacco keeps winning.
As the world’s scientists agree on man-made climate change, oil companies form a coalition
Matthew Syed asks whether the secret to happiness lies in abandoning social hierarchy.
‘Unless climate change becomes a non-issue…there may be no moment we can declare victory’
In the battle for public opinion, the scientists were no match for a well-oiled PR machine
A climate change sceptic realises he’s been getting it wrong
Oil money is pumped to scientists and think tanks in the bid to make it a culture war.
Oliver Burkeman explores negativity as a surprising pathway to meeting your goals.
American satirist Joe Queenan presents spats, tantrums and explosions from the archive.
American satirist Joe Queenan presents a new history of lust.
Clare Jenkins explores the emotional challenges faced when clearing out her parents' home.
Josie Long presents short documentaries about acts of love.
Writer Amit Chaudhuri explores the idea of exile and modern, secular homelessness.
Why do we enjoy horror? Rutherford and Fry host a Halloween special on the thrill of fear.
Rutherford and Fry board a roller coaster to investigate why we enjoy being scared
Mark O'Connell argues that in an age of strong opinions, we should embrace ambivalence.
Helena Kennedy QC explores guilt as a legal, psychological and political idea.
Emmanuel Ordóñez-Angulo asks whether virtual reality could be an 'empathy machine'.
Aleks Krotoski explores the role of digital media in our age of anger.
What are we all so awkward about? Annalisa Dinnella explores this slippery emotion.
Anna Minton argues that higher security creates a sense of fear rather than safety.