SF Said believes fiction can help to bridge the divide between 'us' and 'them'.
Rachel Armstrong proposes we should harness the computing power of the natural world.
Jonathan Ree warns against the current fashion for confusing morality with politics.
Jono Vernon-Powell argues for a revival in the lost art of hitchhiking.
Sandra Newman argues that genuinely cool people are a liability.
Karl Sharro wants people to be allowed to build whatever they want.
Serena Kutchinsky reflects on a fateful obsession with the Faberge egg.
Jasper Fforde asks whether humans have reached the limit of creative thought.
Noreena Hertz argues that it is sometimes very dangerous to put your trust in experts.
Technology writer Rupert Goodwins asks what has gone wrong with internet discourse.
Adjoa Andoh on raising a transgender child.
Philip North argues that poor people have been held back by the professional middle class.
Mara Oliva argues that we need to think differently about Americans and foreign policy.
A New Currency of Commitment
Comedian Rosie Wilby proposes the end of monogamy.
In Defence of Anger
Philosopher Amia Srinivasan makes the case for anger.
The Trouble with Paradise
Carrie Gibson argues that we need to rethink our notion of paradise.
Anna Beer asks why we do not hear more music composed by women.
Judgement at Last
Tiffany Jenkins argues that we need more judgement about quality in art, culture and life.
A World for Children
Daniel Hahn argues that more children's books should be translated into English.
Making Drugs Today
Sunil Shaunak argues that pharmaceuticals could, and should, build social capital.
High Street Revival
We are trying to revive our high streets the wrong way, argues Clare Richmond.
Migration, Separation and Wales
Wyn James tells the story of the Welsh settlements in Patagonia.
Killing the Consumer
Jon Alexander argues that consumer power has become an idea which is damaging society.
Disabled dancer Claire Cunningham considers why she would never want to be 'fixed'.
Mountaineer Andy Kirkpatrick considers the importance of managed risk for our children.
Kenneth Steven considers the damage cruise ships do to fragile indigenous communities.
Esther Woolfson controversially argues it may be time to stop owning pets?
Writing for a Living
Elizabeth Wurtzel explores the relationship between writing and the need to pay the bills.
Black in America
Christina Greer asks what it means to be black in America today.
The Shadow of the Cold War
Jeffrey Sachs argues that many global problems were caused by mistakes at the end of wars.
Art, Design and Politics
Paola Antonelli explores the politics in art and design.
Keeping It Personal
Paralympian Darren Harris argues for a person-centred approach in the age of big data.
Proms Plus: Russian Folktales
Marina Warner & Sophie Anderson enter a world of walking huts and fish that grant wishes
Ar achlysur pen-blwydd Sharon Morgan yn saith deg oed, dyma hanner awr yn ei chwmni.
Proms Plus: Kipling's Jungle Books
Anindya Raychaudhuri discusses Kipling's Jungle Books with Frances Hardinge and Sue Walsh
Wynne chats to Jake Henry and Karen Carswell, the founders of Vibe Youth in Swansea.
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