Jonathan Freedland asks how new technologies transformed gambling in the 1840s and today. Read more
Gambling and New Technologies
Jonathan Freedland asks how new technologies transformed gambling in the 1840s and today.
Elon Musk's Hyperloop and Brunel's Atmospheric Traction Rail
Jonathan Freedland compares inventions by inventors Elon Musk and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Brexit and European Diplomacy
Jonathan Freedland compares Brexit with tensions between Offa and Charlemagne in the 790s.
Gender in women's sport
Jonathan Freedland takes the long view of the gender debate in women's sport.
Julian Assange and Robert Ferguson
Jonathan Freedland compares Julian Assange to a pamphleteer and fugitive of the 1680s.
Women in Intelligence and Cybersecurity
Jonathan Freedland looks at women's roles in intelligence now and during WWII.
Extinction Rebellion and the Bonfire of the Vanities
History series in which stories from the past shed light on current events
Huawei and Siemens
Jonathan Freedland takes the Long View on technology companies and state espionage
Impeaching a President
Racism in sports crowds
Jonathan Freedland takes the Long View of racism in sports crowds.
Jonathan Freedland and guests explore how Britain has recovered from crises in its history
The Unexpected Impact of the Black Death
The Unexpected Impact of Influenza on the English Reformation
Jonathan Freedland and guest explore how Britain has recovered from crises in its history
The Unexpected Impact of the loss of the American Colonies
The Unexpected Impact of Spanish Flu on the Interwar Years
The Unexpected Impact of World War Two on British Society
The Long View of Theatre Closures
Jonathan Freedland presents stories from the past and compares them with current events.
Presidential Elections & Racial Turmoil
Jonathan Freedland explores presidential elections fought amidst racial turmoil.
Dominic Cummings and Civil Service Reform
The Long View of Celebrity Sports Campaigners
Jonathan Freedland compares celebrity sports campaigners past and present.