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How can you change the world? Join Krishnan Guru-Murthy and his guest of the week as they explore the big ideas influencing how we think, act and live.

Ways to Change the World with Krishnan Guru-Murthy Channel 4 News

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How can you change the world? Join Krishnan Guru-Murthy and his guest of the week as they explore the big ideas influencing how we think, act and live.

    Helle Thorning-Schmidt on being the first female Prime Minister of Denmark, recognising unconscious bias and fighting for democracy

    Helle Thorning-Schmidt on being the first female Prime Minister of Denmark, recognising unconscious bias and fighting for democracy

    Helle Thorning-Schmidt was Prime Minister of Denmark from 2011 to 2015. Until very recently she was the CEO of the charity 'Save the Children'.

    She talks to Krishnan about why we need to find common ground on political battle lines, her experience as a female political leader and her life-long quest for a fair society.

    Producer: Rachel Evans

    • 45 Min.
    Adam Rutherford on using science, genetics and history to combat racism

    Adam Rutherford on using science, genetics and history to combat racism

    Dr Adam Rutherford is a geneticist, author and broadcaster.  He hosts the BBC Radio 4 programme 'Inside Science' and has published books related to genetics and the origin of life.


    In his most recent project, he confronts the use of science to strengthen racist ideologies.


    He talks to Krishnan about how if we understood genetics and history correctly they could become powerful allies against racism. 


    Producer: Rachel Evans

    • 43 Min.
    Frankie Bridge on depression, being a child star and her breakdown

    Frankie Bridge on depression, being a child star and her breakdown

    Frankie Bridge is best known for being a singer, formerly a member of the girl group, The Saturdays.
    Right now, she is trekking a desert in Namibia with Krishnan himself to raise awareness for mental health. But before they set off, Krishnan spoke to her about her ongoing journey with depression and anxiety.

    Warning: Contains references to suicide and depression.
    Help and support for mental health issues can be found here: https://www.channel4.com/4viewers/help/mental-health

    Producer: Rachel Evans

    • 46 Min.
    Adam Kay on the funny side of medicine, meeting Jeremy Hunt and the future of the NHS

    Adam Kay on the funny side of medicine, meeting Jeremy Hunt and the future of the NHS

    Adam Kay is the author of one of the most successful books of the last couple of years, 'This is Going to Hurt', which is based upon his diaries from his former career as a doctor before he quit medicine. 

    He wrote down his often hilarious experiences as a way to cope with the stresses and emotions of his job.

    He talks to Krishnan about how the world of medicine needs to change, challenging politicians and his worries for the future of the NHS.

    Producer: Rachel Evans

    • 49 Min.
    Economist Paul Krugman on zombie ideas, the US Presidential election and Brexit

    Economist Paul Krugman on zombie ideas, the US Presidential election and Brexit

    Paul Krugman is a Nobel prize-winning liberal economist, author and New York Times columnist.


    Ahead of the 2020 Presidential debate, his new book 'Arguing with Zombies' tackles common misunderstandings in the world of economics.


    Krugman talks to Krishnan about what are these Zombie ideas, comparing American and British politics and why Brexit isn't a catastrophe. 


    Producer: Rachel Evans

    • 42 Min.
    John Bercow on his political journey, being ashamed of his past and bullying allegations

    John Bercow on his political journey, being ashamed of his past and bullying allegations

    John Bercow stepped down after ten years as Speaker of the House of Commons at the end of last year. 

    He talks to Krishnan about his journey from the right to the left of politics, being a victim of prejudice and his worries for British democracy. 

    His autobiography 'Unspeakable' is out from tomorrow and gives a candid view of his life from childhood to Parliament to the Speakership.

    Producer: Rachel Evans 

    • 47 Min.

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