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Nov 13, 2020

The 14th and current Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, like previous Dalai Lamas, is a figure of unification of the state of Tibet. He represents Buddhist values and traditions. 

He has just released a new book, 'Our Only Home', which is a call to action for leaders and individuals to move now to combat climate change.

He...


Nov 6, 2020

David Miliband, has had a varied career - from working as a policy analyst in Tony Blair’s Downing Street, ultimately becoming Foreign Secretary, to heading up an international charity, working with refugees all over the world.

Krishnan speaks to David in the midst of a remarkable week in US and world politics. With...


Oct 30, 2020

Kim Darroch was a lifelong Foreign Office Diplomat to rose through the ranks to become British Ambassador to the United States between 2016 and 2019.
 
He hit the headlines last year when a private letter he had written, saying unflattering things about the Trump administration was leaked. 
 
He talks to Krishnan about...


Oct 23, 2020

Alicia Garza has been campaigning since she was 12 years old. It’s no surprise then, that when she posted a “love letter to Black people" on Facebook in 2013, it sparked one of the biggest racial justice movements in history - Black Lives Matter.
 
Now the principal of the Black Futures Lab, Alicia has just released...


Oct 21, 2020

Olivette Otele is an historian who is currently Professor of History of Slavery at Bristol University and Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society. She is the first black female history professor in the UK.
 
Her most recent book, 'African Europeans: An Untold History explores a history that has been long...