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The London School of Economics and Political Science public events podcast series is a platform for thought, ideas and lively debate where you can hear from some of the world's leading thinkers. Listen to more than 200 new episodes every year.

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    • 4.2 • 232 Ratings

The London School of Economics and Political Science public events podcast series is a platform for thought, ideas and lively debate where you can hear from some of the world's leading thinkers. Listen to more than 200 new episodes every year.

    Climate Change

    Climate Change

    Contributor(s): Dimitri Zenghelis, Dr Philipp Rode, Professor Elizabeth Robinson | They will also examine the role climate change has played in the election and if the plans made by the main political parties deliver sufficiently to what the next Government could and should do.

    • 50 min
    Domestic policy

    Domestic policy

    Contributor(s): Professor Wendy Thomson, Professor Andrew Street, Professor Nicholas Barr | They review the stances of each party and how they’ve shaped their campaigns to what the next Government needs to do to address them.

    • 43 min
    Introduction to British Politics

    Introduction to British Politics

    Contributor(s): Dr Laura Serra, Elinor Goodman, Professor Tim Bale | Our experts provide insight and analysis on the night. 

    • 54 min
    The future of liberal democracy

    The future of liberal democracy

    Contributor(s): Professor Andrés Velasco, Dr Mukulika Banerjee, Professor Chris Anderson | In addition to the UK election, our experts weigh in on the future of liberal democracies. 

    • 38 min
    What went wrong with capitalism

    What went wrong with capitalism

    Contributor(s): Ruchir Sharma | Sharma says progressive youth are partly right and that capitalism has morphed into “socialism for the very rich.” The broader issue, however, is socialised risk for the poor, the middle class and the rich; government is trying to guarantee that no one ever suffers economic pain by borrowing heavily to prevent recessions, extend recoveries, and generate endless growth. The result is rapidly rising debt and declining competition. 

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Global trends in climate litigation

    Global trends in climate litigation

    Contributor(s): Zaneta Sedilikova, Cynthia Hanawalt, Professor Harro van Asselt, Dr Joana Setzer, Catherine Higham | Activist groups and civil society organisations continue to play a pivotal role in leveraging climate litigation to shape climate governance. Central to many of these cases is the use of human rights arguments to hold governments and corporations accountable for inadequate action on climate issues. The report's authors share their insights and discuss with experts on the latest trends in climate change litigation.

    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
232 Ratings

232 Ratings

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Conspiracy

Thanks for your podcast on conspiracy theories. Changed my perception and I am now eager to read the research provided!

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Extremism

What an informative mature debate which was balanced and mature and without spin well donev

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Um um um

I cannot listen to any lecture, no matter how interesting or we prepared when the speaker through nerves or habit interrupt their flow with um, um, um!

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