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parapixon
 Nov 16, 2019
one of my favorite podcasts

Ian Cable
 Mar 8, 2019
I think this is an excellent podcast, very informative indeed and covers issues that are oden missed by the mainstream media, I cannot recommend this enough

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 Feb 12, 2019
listened to every single one. super helpful in job interviews

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Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad, presented by distinguished writers, journalists and academics.


Episode Date
The low pay puzzle
Mar 25, 2024
How real is the existential threat from AI?
Mar 18, 2024
What would Isambard Kingdom Brunel have done?
Mar 11, 2024
Power Drive
Mar 04, 2024
How to cure the small town blues
Feb 26, 2024
How to Dismantle a Democracy
Feb 19, 2024
What is 'British culture'?
Feb 12, 2024
Has the family had its day?
Feb 05, 2024
What's the future of nudge?
Nov 20, 2023
Can reading really improve your life?
Nov 13, 2023
Can the UK afford a mental health crisis?
Nov 06, 2023
France: a constitutional crisis in the making
Oct 30, 2023
What on earth is the national interest?
Oct 23, 2023
What makes a good school?
Oct 16, 2023
How can we grow the UK economy?
Oct 09, 2023
The Democratic Brain
Oct 02, 2023
How far should reparative justice go?
Aug 01, 2023
Is there a new elite?
Jul 17, 2023
Why are so many workers on strike?
Jul 10, 2023
Does work have to be miserable?
Jul 03, 2023
Do single people get a raw deal?
Jun 26, 2023
What’s changing about childbirth?
Jun 19, 2023
What are companies for?
Jun 12, 2023
Do Boycotts Work?
Jun 05, 2023
We know how to stop knife crime, so why don’t we do it?
May 29, 2023
Lessons from the vaccine task force
Apr 03, 2023
Can the Met police change?
Mar 27, 2023
Is Britain exceptional?
Mar 20, 2023
King Charles' Challenge
Mar 13, 2023
Does it matter who our MPs are?
Mar 06, 2023
The death of globalisation?
Feb 27, 2023
From Brother to Other
Feb 20, 2023
Has economic crisis put net-zero plans on the backburner?
Feb 13, 2023
Blaenau Ffestiniog and the Foundational Economy
Feb 06, 2023
Can we ever really tackle rising public spending?
Nov 21, 2022
Why do we assume women care?
Nov 14, 2022
Economic Growth - can we ever have enough?
Nov 07, 2022
Is 'Political Blackness' gone for good?
Oct 31, 2022
Can Effective Altruism really change the world?
Oct 24, 2022
How Xi Jinping did it
Oct 17, 2022
Is ethical surrogacy possible?
Oct 10, 2022
What's the point of street protest?
Oct 03, 2022
Addiction in the age of the metaverse
Jul 25, 2022
Is the UK the new sick man of Europe?
Jul 18, 2022
What is childcare for?
Jul 11, 2022
Beyond the cost of living crisis
Jul 04, 2022
Cashing in on the green rush
Jun 27, 2022
Germany and Russia: It's Complicated
Jun 20, 2022
The Advertising Trap
Jun 13, 2022
Can Nationalism be a Force for Good?
Jun 06, 2022
From Russia with love
May 30, 2022
The Court of Putin
Mar 21, 2022
Can the UK ever be a low tax economy again?
Mar 14, 2022
Ending Violence
Mar 07, 2022
The case for public service reform
Feb 28, 2022
Planning, Housing and Politics
Feb 21, 2022
Tackling Inequality
Feb 14, 2022
Why worry about future generations?
Feb 07, 2022
Can we create a universal Covid vaccine?
Jan 31, 2022
Finding Things Out
Nov 15, 2021
Baby Boom or Bust
Nov 08, 2021
Revenge of the Workers
Nov 01, 2021
Parental Alienation
Oct 25, 2021
Look who's talking - the rise of ‘voice cloning’
Oct 11, 2021
Who Defends Europe?
Oct 04, 2021
Reimagining the Nation
Sep 27, 2021
Cancelling Colston
Jul 19, 2021
Science in the Time of Cancel Culture
Jul 12, 2021
Stalemate: Israel and the Palestinians after Gaza
Jul 05, 2021
A Hundred Glorious Years?
Jun 28, 2021
A New Unionism?
Jun 21, 2021
Funny Money
Jun 16, 2021
Marvellous Medicine
Jun 14, 2021
The Zoomshock Metropolis
May 31, 2021
What the Foucault?
May 24, 2021
Global Britain: is there substance behind the slogan?
Mar 29, 2021
Science in the Time of Covid-19
Mar 22, 2021
The Fine Art of Decision Making
Mar 15, 2021
Levelling Up Wakefield
Mar 08, 2021
Magic Weapons
Mar 01, 2021
Boiled Rabbits of the Left?
Feb 22, 2021
Flying Blind
Feb 15, 2021
Rogue Cops
Feb 08, 2021
Personality Politics
Feb 01, 2021
Chasing Unicorns
Nov 16, 2020
Who Runs that Place?
Nov 09, 2020
This Fractured Isle
Nov 02, 2020
The Future of Welfare
Oct 26, 2020
The Rise and Fall of the Bond Market Traders
Oct 19, 2020
Trouble on the backbenches? Tory Leaders and their MPs
Oct 12, 2020
Planning for the Worst
Oct 05, 2020
Is the Internet Broken?
Sep 28, 2020
Behavioural Science and the Pandemic
Jul 20, 2020
Humans vs the Planet
Jul 13, 2020
Thinking for the Long Term
Jul 06, 2020
The Post-Pandemic State
Jun 29, 2020
Radical Self-Care
Jun 22, 2020
Modern Parenting
Jun 15, 2020
The Smack of Firm Leadership
Jun 08, 2020
The Return of Reality?
Jun 01, 2020
Identity Wars: lessons from the Dreyfus Affair and Brexit Britain
May 25, 2020
Command and Control?
Mar 28, 2020
The Roots of 'Woke' Culture
Mar 23, 2020
Unequal England
Mar 09, 2020
China's Captured "Princess"
Mar 02, 2020
It's Not Easy Being Green
Feb 24, 2020
Do voters need therapy?
Feb 17, 2020
The Early Years Miracle?
Feb 10, 2020
The NHS, AI and Our Data
Feb 03, 2020
Get woke or go broke?
Jan 27, 2020
NATO at 70
Nov 18, 2019
The uses and misuses of history in politics
Nov 11, 2019
Can I Change Your Mind?
Nov 04, 2019
State Aid: Brexit, Bailouts and Corporate Bonanzas
Oct 28, 2019
The New Censorship
Oct 21, 2019
A question of artefacts
Oct 14, 2019
The Problem with Boys
Oct 07, 2019
Whiteness
Sep 30, 2019
A shorter working week
Jul 22, 2019
Going the way of the dodo? The decline of Britain's two main parties.
Jul 15, 2019
The Forgotten Half
Jul 08, 2019
Understanding the risks of terrorism
Jul 01, 2019
Can computer profiles cut crime?
Jun 24, 2019
Green technology and early adoption
Jun 17, 2019
The Real Gender Pay Gap
Jun 10, 2019
Maintenance
Jun 03, 2019
Love Island, dating apps and the politics of desire
May 27, 2019
Will China and America go to war?
Mar 25, 2019
Are we heading for a mass extinction?
Mar 18, 2019
Will humans survive the century?
Mar 11, 2019
Deliberative Democracy
Mar 04, 2019
Irish Questions
Feb 25, 2019
Fair Exchange?
Feb 18, 2019
Conspiracy Politics
Feb 11, 2019
Do children of married parents do better?
Feb 04, 2019
The War for Normal
Jan 28, 2019
America's Friends
Jan 14, 2019
The Trumped Republicans
Jan 08, 2019
The Next Crash
Nov 19, 2018
The Replication Crisis
Nov 12, 2018
How to kill a democracy
Nov 05, 2018
Do Assassinations Work?
Nov 02, 2018
The Pupil Premium
Oct 22, 2018
Northern Ireland - Where Next?
Oct 15, 2018
Operation Tory Black Vote
Oct 08, 2018
Power Shift
Oct 01, 2018
The Truth About Britain's Beggars
Aug 31, 2018
What's Fair?
Jul 23, 2018
Trump and Trade
Jul 16, 2018
British Politics: A Russian View
Jul 09, 2018
The Middle East Conundrum
Jul 02, 2018
Can Technology Be Stopped?
Jun 25, 2018
Death Is a Bore
Jun 18, 2018
Disconnected Britain
Jun 11, 2018
Algorithm Overlords
Jun 04, 2018
#metoo, moi non plus
May 28, 2018
Too Young to Veil?
Apr 24, 2018
The End of Arms Control?
Mar 26, 2018
Screens and Teens
Mar 19, 2018
What Are Universities For?
Mar 12, 2018
Town v Gown: New Tribes in Brexit Britain
Mar 05, 2018
The Dictator's Survival Guide
Feb 26, 2018
Political Electricity
Feb 19, 2018
A Very British Battle
Feb 12, 2018
The Illiberal Democrats
Feb 05, 2018
Why Are Even Women Biased Against Women?
Jan 29, 2018
The Invisible Hand of Donald Trump
Dec 01, 2017
Offence, Power and Progress
Nov 20, 2017
Authenticity
Nov 13, 2017
Primate Politics
Nov 06, 2017
Courting Trouble
Nov 01, 2017
Europe Unbound
Oct 30, 2017
Parliament - A Building Catastrophe?
Oct 23, 2017
Can We Teach Robots Ethics?
Oct 16, 2017
What would war with North Korea look like?
Oct 09, 2017
The Fintech Revolution
Oct 02, 2017
Reducing re-offending
Aug 30, 2017
The Fix: Childhood Obesity
Aug 23, 2017
The Fix: Setting Up Home
Aug 17, 2017
Understanding Prevent
Jul 26, 2017
Minimum Wage: Too Much of a Good Thing?
Jul 24, 2017
Yascha Mounk on democracy at risk
Jul 17, 2017
Is work too easy?
Jul 10, 2017
Constitutions at Work
Jul 03, 2017
Who Speaks for the Workers?
Jun 26, 2017
Brexit: A Tale of Two Cities
Jun 23, 2017
What went wrong with Brazil?
Jun 19, 2017
Germany - Anxious Giant
Jun 12, 2017
Implicit Bias
Jun 05, 2017
Aid: Something to Boast About?
May 30, 2017
Adventures in Social Mobility
Apr 11, 2017
Detoxifying France's National Front
Mar 20, 2017
Holland's Challenge to Tolerance
Mar 13, 2017
How do the SNP sell a second referendum?
Mar 06, 2017
How Voters Decide: Part Two
Feb 27, 2017
How Voters Decide: Part One
Feb 20, 2017
Analysis Extra: The Pull of Putin
Feb 16, 2017
Is Talent a Thing?
Feb 13, 2017
How Not to Do It
Feb 06, 2017
Atom Man
Jan 30, 2017
Hospital Trust?
Jan 23, 2017
Brexit: What Europe Wants
Nov 14, 2016
How Did We Save the Ozone Layer?
Nov 07, 2016
Trusting Inmates
Oct 31, 2016
The Myth of Mobs
Oct 24, 2016
Brexit and Northern Ireland
Oct 17, 2016
Gentrification
Oct 10, 2016
Breaking Promises
Oct 03, 2016
Tearing Up the Politics Textbook
Sep 26, 2016
How Low Can Rates Go?
Jul 25, 2016
A Subversive History of School Reform
Jul 18, 2016
Money for Nothing
Jul 11, 2016
Obama's World
Jul 04, 2016
The Charitable Impulse
Jun 27, 2016
Marxism Today
Jun 20, 2016
The New Young Fogeys
Jun 13, 2016
Silicon Valley Values
Jun 06, 2016
Protectionism in the USA
May 30, 2016
Beyond Binary
May 23, 2016
Free Speech 1 - Oxygen of Freedom
Apr 21, 2016
Free Speech 2 - I'm Offended
Apr 21, 2016
Free Speech 3 - Respect Me, Respect My Religion
Apr 21, 2016
Free Speech 4 - Media We Need
Apr 21, 2016
Free Speech 5 - Big Brother is Watching
Apr 21, 2016
The Deobandis: Part 2
Apr 14, 2016
The Deobandis: Part 1
Apr 14, 2016
The Philby Tape
Apr 04, 2016
Corporate Amnesia
Mar 21, 2016
The End of Free
Mar 14, 2016
Power to the People?
Mar 07, 2016
Labour and the Bomb
Feb 27, 2016
Multiculturalism: Newham v Leicester
Feb 22, 2016
Inheritance
Feb 15, 2016
Brexit: The Irish Question
Feb 08, 2016
Space Wars, Space Peace
Feb 01, 2016
Tomas Sedlacek: The Economics of Good and Evil
Jan 25, 2016
Correspondents' Look Ahead: 2016
Jan 01, 2016
Will They Always Hate Us?
Nov 09, 2015
Currencies and Countries
Nov 02, 2015
Killing Cows
Oct 26, 2015
Will George Be King?
Oct 19, 2015
Scotland's Radical Land Reform
Oct 12, 2015
The Iran-Iraq War's Legacy
Oct 05, 2015
Can We Learn to Live with Nuclear Power?
Sep 28, 2015
What's Housing Benefit For?
Sep 21, 2015
Free Movement: Britain's Burning EU debate
Jul 20, 2015
Populism
Jul 13, 2015
Why do American police kill so many black men?
Jul 06, 2015
Samuel Scheffler on the Afterlife
Jun 29, 2015
Is it Time for the Internet to Grow Up?
Jun 26, 2015
How Gay Became OK
Jun 22, 2015
Making Invisibles Visible
Jun 15, 2015
Is the Pope a Communist?
Jun 08, 2015
Ritual Sexual Abuse: The Anatomy of a Panic (Part 2)
Jun 01, 2015
Ritual Sexual Abuse: The Anatomy of a Panic (Part 1)
May 25, 2015
The Edge
Apr 14, 2015
Company vs Country
Mar 30, 2015
Two-Nation Britain
Mar 23, 2015
Caring in the New Old Age
Mar 16, 2015
The End of Development
Mar 09, 2015
When Robots Steal Our Jobs
Mar 02, 2015
Artificial Intelligence
Feb 23, 2015
Downward Social Mobility
Feb 16, 2015
You Can't Say That
Feb 09, 2015
Referendum Conundrums
Feb 02, 2015
Maskirovka: Deception Russian-Style
Jan 26, 2015
Correspondents Look Ahead
Jan 02, 2015
Precedents or Principles?
Nov 17, 2014
Conservative Muslims, Liberal Britain
Nov 10, 2014
Just Culture
Nov 03, 2014
Inside Welfare Reform
Oct 27, 2014
The Idea of the Caliphate
Oct 20, 2014
Meet the Family
Oct 13, 2014
Peston and the House of Debt
Oct 06, 2014
Michael Pollan on Food
Sep 29, 2014
Thrifty Debtors
Jul 21, 2014
The End of the Pay Rise?
Jul 14, 2014
Tories: Nasty or Nice?
Jun 30, 2014
Varieties of Capitalism
Jun 23, 2014
What Does Putin Want?
Jun 09, 2014
Time to Rethink Asylum?
Jun 02, 2014
Deirdre McCloskey
May 26, 2014
Why Minsky Matters
Mar 24, 2014
Eldar Shafir: Scarcity
Mar 17, 2014
The Jihadi Spring
Mar 16, 2014
Scotland and the Union: Can Britain be Rebooted?
Mar 03, 2014
Life by Lottery
Feb 24, 2014
A Is for Anonymous
Feb 17, 2014
What is Wahhabism?
Feb 10, 2014
The Philosophy of Russell Brand
Feb 03, 2014
Last Rites for the Church of England?
Jan 27, 2014
Roberto Unger
Nov 18, 2013
France: Sinking Slowly?
Nov 11, 2013
Importing the Metropolitan Revolution
Nov 04, 2013
Syria: Inside the Opposition
Oct 28, 2013
Quantitative Easing: Miracle Cure or Dangerous Addiction?
Oct 21, 2013
What Are Charities For?
Oct 14, 2013
Edward Snowden: Leaker, Saviour, Traitor, Spy?
Oct 07, 2013
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood: Why Did They Fail?
Sep 30, 2013
The Rule of Law v the Rule of Man
Jul 22, 2013
Scottish Nationalism: From Protest to Power
Jul 15, 2013
They're Coming for Your Money
Jul 08, 2013
Syria and the New Lines in the Sand
Jul 01, 2013
Pornography: What Do We Know?
Jun 24, 2013
Predistribution
Jun 17, 2013
The Quantified Self: Can Life Be Measured?
Jun 10, 2013
Is Regional Policy a Waste of Time?
Jun 03, 2013
Labour's New New Jerusalem
May 27, 2013
Nudge Theory in Practice
Mar 25, 2013
Who Decides if I'm a Woman?
Mar 18, 2013
Three Score Years and Twenty
Mar 11, 2013
Islamists International
Mar 04, 2013
Roberto Unger & Vulgar Keynesianism
Feb 25, 2013
Making the Best of a Bad Job
Feb 18, 2013
Creative Destruction
Feb 11, 2013
The Alawis
Feb 04, 2013
A Scottish Pound?
Jan 28, 2013
The Rise of Executive Power
Jan 21, 2013
Green Shoots from the Arab Spring
Nov 12, 2012
Left Turn to Catholic Social Teaching?
Nov 05, 2012
Labour, the Left and Europe
Oct 29, 2012
The School of Hard Facts
Oct 22, 2012
Manuel Castells: Alternative Economic Cultures
Oct 15, 2012
Keeping the Free Market Faith
Oct 09, 2012
Obama: Peacemaker or Vigilante?
Oct 01, 2012
Social Epidemiology
Sep 24, 2012
Political Prejudice
Sep 17, 2012
The Philosopher's Arms: Law and Morality
Sep 10, 2012
The Philosopher's Arms: Sorites' Heap
Sep 10, 2012
The Philosopher’s Arms: The Fake Van Gogh
Sep 03, 2012
The Philosopher’s Arms: Theseus’ Ship
Aug 27, 2012
The EU Debate
Aug 08, 2012
China's Battle of Ideas
Jul 09, 2012
The Gold Standard
Jul 02, 2012
Eurogeddon II
Jun 25, 2012
Cameron's Swede Dreams
Jun 18, 2012
Wasted Youth
Jun 11, 2012
Steve Keen: Why Economics is Bunk
Jun 04, 2012
Middle East: Too Soon for Democracy?
May 28, 2012
What Is Money?
Mar 26, 2012
War Gaming Iran
Mar 19, 2012
Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Downing Street Guru
Mar 12, 2012
Neue Labour
Mar 05, 2012
America: The Right Way
Feb 27, 2012
Profits Before Pay
Feb 20, 2012
Preparing for Eurogeddon
Feb 13, 2012
Sheikh Rachid Ghannouchi
Feb 06, 2012
Do Schools Make a Difference?
Jan 30, 2012
Capitalists Against the Super Rich
Jan 23, 2012
Dead Cert
Dec 19, 2011
A Price Worth Paying?
Nov 28, 2011
Robert H. Frank: The Darwin Economy
Nov 14, 2011
Do Leaders Make a Difference?
Nov 07, 2011
A New Black Politics?
Oct 31, 2011
Cultural diplomacy
Oct 24, 2011
Euroscepticism Uncovered
Oct 17, 2011
Hezbollah
Oct 10, 2011
Aid or Immigration?
Oct 03, 2011
Libya's Islamic Capitalists
Sep 26, 2011
Non-Riotous Behaviour
Sep 19, 2011
Unsure about Sure Start
Jul 11, 2011
The SNP and Scotland
Jul 04, 2011
Is America Doomed?
Jun 28, 2011
Hague's Middle East
Jun 20, 2011
Egypt's New Islamists
Jun 13, 2011
Goodbye the Golden Eggs of Banking?
Jun 06, 2011
Unhealthy Expectations?
May 30, 2011
Blue Labour
Mar 21, 2011
Muscular Liberalism
Mar 14, 2011
Testing the Emotions
Mar 07, 2011
Rethinking the Middle East
Feb 28, 2011
The Orange Book: Clegg's Political Lemon?
Feb 21, 2011
The Big Society
Feb 14, 2011
Radical Economics: Escaping Credit Serfdom
Feb 07, 2011
Radical Economics: Yo Hayek!
Jan 31, 2011
Trust
Jan 24, 2011
The Deserving and the Undeserving Poor
Nov 15, 2010
Criminal rehabilitation: a sub-prime investment?
Nov 08, 2010
Defence: no stomach for the fight?
Nov 01, 2010
The Secret History of Analysis
Oct 25, 2010
Turkey: Staying Secular Insha'Allah
Oct 18, 2010
The Spirit Level: the theory of everything?
Oct 11, 2010
Whatever Happened to the Sisterhood?
Oct 04, 2010
The Big Society
Sep 27, 2010
What's Wrong with Child Labour?
Sep 20, 2010
Foreigner Policy
Feb 08, 2010
Divorcing Europe
Nov 16, 2009
Are Politicians Out of Touch?
Jun 22, 2009
Jackanory Politics
Feb 21, 2008