Michael Buerk and guests debate the moral leadership of America.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the link between archaeology and imperialism.
Mary Ann Sieghart asks what the future holds for the political centre.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Chinese Legalism from the time of the First Emperor.
Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel asks if a citizen of the world is a citizen of nowhere.
Colin Murray Parkes illuminates the importance of secure attachments for human happiness.
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah argues against a mythical and romantic view of nationhood
Whose idea was more powerful - Darwin's good one or his cousin Francis Galton's awful one?
What might Donald Trump mean for Brexit? Chris Morris investigates a new global universe.
David Baker asks what happens to the families of people shot by the police.
In the wake of the massacre in Norway, James Silver reports on extremism in the UK.
Sarah explores the history of fake history, and its use to justify actions and ideology.
What, if anything, should be done about the British people going to Syria to join IS?
Jonathan Sumption argues against apologising today for historical events.
Kamin Mohammadi says life under an authoritarian regime is lived more creatively.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the political centrism occuring in both the US and the UK.
Phil Kemp asks if Luton deserves its reputation as a 'hotbed of extremism'.
Should the state pay everyone a universal basic income? Sonia Sodha investigates.
How a bitter dispute over Israel's future in 1967 split a country and divided a family.
Michael Sandel hosts a discussion about national guilt with an audience in Japan.
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the religious history and contemporary aspects of pacifism.
Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks explores the language of religion and community.
Meeting the populists governing European nations along the Iron Curtain’s route
Aditya Chakrabortty investigates the origins and impact of the word 'populism'.
Who are 'the people' - and what do they really want? Eliane Glaser explores populism.
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks explores what morality means in the 21st century.
Examining government plans to tackle the activities of non-violent extremists.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Social Darwinism.
How Venezuela and others challenged the global economic model