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Humanity is racing ahead towards the future and we're getting faster by the minute. What will it be? How will we handle it? How can we affect it? Join us every Tuesday as Shashank Bhargava reaches out to experts from different fields to try and understand where we are headed, whether we want to go there, and what we need to do about it.

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Humanity is racing ahead towards the future and we're getting faster by the minute. What will it be? How will we handle it? How can we affect it? Join us every Tuesday as Shashank Bhargava reaches out to experts from different fields to try and understand where we are headed, whether we want to go there, and what we need to do about it.

    Public health and the choices we make with Dr KS Reddy

    Public health and the choices we make with Dr KS Reddy

    Dr KS Reddy, the president of Public Health Foundation of India, joins us to talk about how the health system affects individual lives and why we need to invest a lot more on prevention and health awareness than on treatment.

    • 28 min
    The emperor’s new clothes: Education in India with Madhav Chavan

    The emperor’s new clothes: Education in India with Madhav Chavan

    Madhav Chavan, co-founder and CEO of Pratham, joins us to explain why the current system is incapable of dealing with the challenges of today and asks us to consider that we might not need it at all.

    • 26 min
    The people’s police with Prakash Singh, Ex-DGP (UP)

    The people’s police with Prakash Singh, Ex-DGP (UP)

    Ex-DGP (UP) Prakash Singh join us to discuss the current police system and why it needs to come out from under the influence of politicians and bureaucrats for it to change.

    • 22 min
    The need for sustainable architecture with Ashok Lall

    The need for sustainable architecture with Ashok Lall

    Architect Ashok Lall talks about the responsibilities that architects have today to improve the quality of life for people and to ensure that their designs minimize the impact on the environment.

    • 23 min
    The future of the law in India with Menaka Guruswamy

    The future of the law in India with Menaka Guruswamy

    Supreme Court lawyer Menaka Guruswamy talks about the desperate need for legal reform in India and why our constitution shows us the way forward.

    • 18 min
    Connecting the dots for the planet with Anumita Roychowdhury

    Connecting the dots for the planet with Anumita Roychowdhury

    Anumita Roychowdhury talks about why we need to connect the dots between our actions, their lasting consequences on the environment and policy making.

    • 22 min

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