Analysis

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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.

Fran Abrams asks whether children need to be taught emotional and social skills in school....
Maha Azzam examines the long term implications of the recent uprisings in the Middle East.
Maha Azzam examines the long term implications of the recent uprisings in the Middle East.
The autocratic regimes of North Africa & the Middle East enjoyed many years of military, political and financial support from the United States government. Dr Maha Azzam looks at the recent history of US involvement in the region and the role that...
Maha Azzam examines the long term implications of the recent uprisings in the Middle East....
Edward Stourton assesses where the Liberal Democrats' influential right wing is heading.
Edward Stourton assesses where the Liberal Democrats' influential right wing is heading....
The Big Society Feb. 14, 2011
Chris Bowlby looks at the practical consequences of replacing the state with volunteers.
In this week's Analysis, Chris Bowlby looks at what happens when government plans for the Big Society meet reality....
Paul Mason asks whether the expansion of credit created a new form of worker exploitation....
Paul Mason asks whether the expansion of credit created a new form of worker exploitation.
Did the expansion of credit create a new form of worker exploitation? Presented by BBC Newsnight economics editor Paul Mason....
Why free market Austrian economics have inspired a rap video and attracted new fans.
Jamie Whyte looks at the free market Austrian School of FA Hayek. The global recession has revived interest in this area of economics, even inspiring an educational rap video....
Trust Jan. 24, 2011
Philosopher and former Reith lecturer Prof Onora O'Neill's latest reflections on trust.
The eminent political philosopher Onora O'Neill speaks to Edward Stourton about trust and mistrust - the subject of her 2002 BBC Reith Lectures....
In the first programme of a new series, Edward Stourton interviews the eminent political philosopher, Onora O'Neill, on trust and mistrust, the subject of her 2002 BBC Reith Lectures....
Presenter Chris Bowlby examines the concept of the undeserving poor.
Can a state welfare system ever distinguish between those who deserve help and those who do not? Presented by Chris Bowlby....
Emma Jane Kirby investigates Kenneth Clarke's promised "rehabilitation revolution".