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Nov 13, 2019

Esther Duflo won 2019's Nobel prize for economics with her partner Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer. Together they've written a new book called 'Good Economics for Hard Times' which seeks to answer some of the world's biggest social and political questions. A resident professor at MIT, Esther talks to Krishnan about...


Nov 6, 2019

Samantha Power was the former US ambassador to the United Nations under Barack Obama. She was in the job at the height of the Syrian Civil War and was intimately involved in President Obama’s deliberations over whether to bomb the Assad regime in response to chemical attacks.

She has also been a journalist, human...


Nov 1, 2019

Ben Stewart and Oliver Knowles are two of the four men behind Led By Donkeys - an anti-Brexit campaign group that has made its name by pasting politicians' quotes on billboards to highlight their hypocrisy.

Their new book 'Led By Donkeys: How Four Friends with a Ladder Took on Brexit' is being published, just as an...


Oct 23, 2019

Shepard Fairey is one of the most influential contemporary artists in the western world. 

In 1989 he launched his now iconic ‘Andre the Giant has a posse' sticker campaign on the West Coast of America. He soon became a major artist of the street art movement. He is known for his brand ‘Obey Giant’ and his iconic...


Oct 16, 2019

Naomi Klein is a Canadian author, social activist and filmmaker. She has recently released her latest book ‘On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal’, which explores how bold climate action she says can be a blueprint for a just and thriving society.

She talks to Krishnan about the impact of...