Jonathan Sumption assess the pros and cons of written and unwritten constitutions
Aung San Suu Kyi explores what freedom means in the first of the 2011 Reith Lectures.
Edward Stourton meets the defenders of capitalism turning against the undeserving rich.
Bertrand Russell considers the roles of state control in a progressive society.
Robert Gardiner considers the problems of economic inequality and race relations.
Is a free market the best foundation for a fair, dynamic society?
Robert Peston explores the alarmingly widening gap between rich and poor since the 1980s.
Michael Portillo asks whether free-market capitalism is a broken system.
Melvyn Bragg considers what it is to be free and how freedom became such a powerful value.
Edward Said considers how far an intellectual should participate in the public sphere.
Anne McElvoy invites Sarah Ditum and Kate Andrews to explore each other's perspective.
Has our sense of collective belonging been lost?
Jamie Whyte defends free market ideas in apparently troubled times for capitalism.
Bettany Hughes examines changing ideas of liberty in her archaeology of philosophy.
Prof Colley challenges the notion of 'liberty' in Britain, from Magna Carta onwards.
How will Clinton pay for his Mississippi flood relief package during a time of austerity?
David Henderson explores the role of international trade on economics.
Angie Hobbs on Isaiah Berlin's distinction between positive and negative freedom.
Why has pay not risen in line with profits? TUC economist Duncan Weldon investigates.
When should the common good outweigh our freedom to do as we please?
Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel questions the thinking beneath controversies.
Matthew Hill asks what is happening to Britain's public services.
William Crawley tells the story of Northern Ireland's so-called 'Gay Cake' row.
Melvyn Bragg explores the concept of the individual from the Renaissance to today.
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Theologian Giles Fraser believes true freedom comes from accepting constraints in life.
Are we one or are we many? Examining individualism via a colonial jellyfish
Bertrand Russell argues for the importance of individual initiative in a community.
Phil Tinline explores what the turmoil of the 1970s tells us about British politics today.