Helen and David talk to historian Adam Tooze about his epic new book Crashed: How A Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World. Why did the crash of 2008 take so many people by surprise? How did it spread from the US around the world? Why was Europe so vulnerable? And how do the answers to these questions help explain Brexit, Trump and what's now going on in places from Hungary to China? Plus, as we approach the 10-year anniversary of the event the triggered the crisis, we explore what might have happened if Lehman Brothers had been saved
David talks to Ayse Zarakol about how Erdogan accumulated so much power and what lessons his story provides for democracy in other places
David talks to Aaron Rapport about the most destructive weapons of all and how they continue to shape international politics.
David talks to Jennifer Cobbe about whether machines can think for themselves, and what this means for politics.
David talks to Chris Brooke about the history of ideas of justice and the long-standing political battles over who gets what.
In a special live edition recorded at the Wilderness Festival, David talks to BBC Food Programme presenter Sheila Dillon and best-selling food writer Jack Monroe about austerity, Brexit and the politics of how people eat. What is gained and what is lost when politician talk about food as a matter of personal choice? Just how powerful are the big food corporations? And is it really possible for Britain to take back control of its food supply? With some lively questions from the audience.