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Under The Skin with Russell Brand

Russell Brand

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My new podcast 'Under The Skin' asks: what's beneath the surface - of people we admire, of the ideas that define our time, of the history we are told. Speaking with guests from the world of academia, popular culture and the arts, they'll help us to s...Show More
#053 Gabor Maté - Damaged Leaders Rule An Addicted World!

1:34:50 | Nov 10th, 2018

Dr. Gabor Maté a renowned specialist in addiction, childhood trauma and stress joins me on the podcast today. We discuss the many forms addiction can take, how we can cope as damaged people in the world and are we being ruled by traumatised politicia...Show More
#064 Life Online & Death In Reality (with Laurence Scott)

1:35:25 | Jan 26th

We talk about the nature of reality, both virtual, physical and psychological and how these realms intersect and inform us. And what particularly about this time we're living in is difficult and challenging.Laurence Scott is the author of "The Four-D...Show More
#031 Gender Fluidity - Is It Time To Abandon All Labels? (with Mae Martin)

1:04:39 | Oct 11th, 2017

Comedian Mae Martin joins me to discuss gender fluidity, breaking down barriers and the compelling statistic that 40% of people under 25 don't identify as gay or straight. Plus, we discuss her experiences with addiction and an intriguing obsession wi...Show More
#030 Why Won't America Put Down Its Guns? (with Gary Younge)

1:00:51 | Oct 4th, 2017

In the week of the devastating Las Vegas shooting, author Gary Younge discusses his most recent book “Another Day In The Death Of America” - a harrowing account of children's lives cut short by the ubiquity of gun violence in the US. This show was re...Show More
#029 Does Even The Establishment Know Anarchy Is The Answer? (with Carne Ross)

1:06:49 | Sep 28th, 2017

This week I'm joined by Carne Ross, a former high-flying diplomat and Middle East adviser who lost his faith in western democracy but put his trust in people power and is now putting forward the case for anarchism.
#028 Marxism On The Rise - Can It Really Defeat Capitalism? (with David Harvey)

1:23:09 | Sep 20th, 2017

The world's leading Marxist thinker joins me to discuss the contradictions at the heart of capitalism, Marxism’s recent rise in popularity, and why it resonates more today than ever.
#027 Can We Have More Connected Sex?

43:38 | Sep 13th, 2017

Author Isabel Losada joins me to discuss the importance of making our sex life blissful, as well as her experiences at the international conference of clitoral stroking, and learning mystical sensations with tantric masters.
#026 Is The Solution To Addiction Spiritual Connection? (with Brad Evans)

49:39 | Sep 6th, 2017

Author and friend Professor Brad Evans gets under my skin regarding my new book “Recovery”. We discuss the age of addiction, the ability to be liberated from our unhealthy habits and the overwhelming need for human connection.
#025 Art And Activism With Billy Bragg

1:15:30 | Aug 30th, 2017

Billy Bragg joins me to discuss music’s changing cultural role, as well as the charge of being a “champagne socialist”, the importance of Grime, and the challenge of inspiring people to make change.
#024 Inequality Is Killing Us All. Are We Going To Stop It? (with Jason Hickel)

1:04:42 | Aug 23rd, 2017

Author and anthropologist Jason Hickel joins me to explain how a handful of rich countries have been able to control economic policies in the rest of the world; why we’re being lied to about poverty; and the radical revolution required to stop the gl...Show More
#023 Al Gore - Can We Protect The Planet When It's Not In The Interests Of The Powerful?

34:36 | Aug 16th, 2017

Environmentalist and former Vice President Al Gore joins me to discuss his new film “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power”, his feelings about Donald Trump, the corruption of big money, and the future for renewable energy.
#022 Will The Psychedelic Revolution Meaningfully Change The World?

1:06:04 | Aug 10th, 2017

Dr Robin Carhart-Harris (Head of Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London) discusses unlocking the unconscious, the potential therapeutic uses of psychedelic drugs, and why research into their benefits has been shut down for over 40 years.
#021 Is There Any Point In God? (with Alister McGrath)

1:05:00 | Jul 27th, 2017

Author, professor, priest and former atheist Alister McGrath and I discuss the rationality of religious belief, the war between science and religion, and whether faith is still destined to play a central role in the 21st century.
#020 Selfie-Obsession: Can Narcissism Ever Make Us Happy? (with Will Storr)

1:04:54 | Jul 19th, 2017

Author of “Selfie” Will Storr and I discuss where the ideal of the perfect self came from, why it is so powerful and whether there is any way to break its dangerous spell.
#019 Frankie Boyle - Is It Possible To Live A Moral Life?

1:10:09 | Jul 13th, 2017

Frankie Boyle and I discuss media censorship, the virtues of nihilism, and the effects of fatherhood on life as a comedian.
#018 Naomi Klein - Why We Must Kill Our Inner Trump

57:06 | Jul 5th, 2017

As Naomi Klein discusses her new book with me she explains how the groundwork laid by Bill Clinton and Bill Gates led to Donald Trump’s presidency; the political shock tactics being used to force through destructive policies; and how resistance and i...Show More
#012 Manchester: Can Terror Ever Be Stopped?

57:16 | May 26th, 2017

Dr Brad Evans, Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain and I reflect on the tragic events in Manchester and ask how we can break the cycle of violence.
#002 Who Are The Slaves Now?

1:03:53 | Mar 16th, 2017

In this week’s show I talk to Professor Paul Gilroy about the re-emergence of open racism within political rhetoric, the relationship between race and religion, and why we still divide humanity into different identity groups based on skin colour.
#001 Can We Really Stop Terror?

1:21:28 | Mar 9th, 2017

What does it mean to be human in the 21st century? In this first show I speak with Dr Brad Evans about how the liberation of prejudice and emergence of a politics of hate and division has led to the the normalisation of violence and in turn to perpet...Show More
#85 Vulnerability and Power (with Brené Brown)

1:28:55 | Jun 22nd

Brené Brown is the author of five #1 New York Times bestseller books, her TED talk has over 40 million views, making it one of the most viewed ever and she has new special on Netflix called “The Call To Courage”. She is an expert researcher in vulner...Show More
#80 Meditation & Genius (with David Lynch)

1:08:15 | May 18th

This week I spoke to David Lynch. We discussed transcendental meditation, Vedic philosophy, the lessons he has learned from Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and the effect spirituality has had on his life. 
#79 Creating! Growing! Accepting Fallibility with The Amazing Lena Dunham

1:13:15 | May 11th

This week’s podcast discusses everything from anxiety, addiction and the effect fame has on the human psyche to post-structuralism and the myth of the goddess. A very open and frank conversation and hopefully one that you can relate to.
#78 Byron Katie - Free Your Self From Pain

1:18:00 | May 4th

Author and spiritual teacher Byron Katie is on the podcast this week. Byron Katie is the creator of “The Work” - a program that teaches you to free yourself from suffering. If you want to learn more about your role in relationships and confrontations...Show More
This is Under The Skin

01:00 | May 2nd

'Under The Skin' asks: what's beneath the surface - of people we admire, of the ideas that define our time, of the history we are told. Speaking with guests from the world of academia, popular culture and the arts, they'll help us to see the ulterior...Show More
#77 - How to Be a Loving Man (with Karamo Brown)

1:23:39 | Apr 27th

I’ve been QueerEyed!!! Me and Karamo Brown have done a podcast and it was magic. Karamo is a fantastic psychotherapist, commentator and counsellor. We spoke about Karamo’s journey and the many challenges he has faced and overcome, how he and the Fab ...Show More
#76 Truth & Illusions (with Derren Brown)

1:43:45 | Apr 20th

Derren and I spoke about stoicism, the psychology of socio-political standpoints, faith healing, how we frame suffering, relationships and...there is a great story about a parrot at the end.
#75 Democracy Is Dead. What Now? (with David Runciman)

1:26:50 | Apr 13th

David Runciman is author of "How Democracy Ends" and host of the Talking Politics podcast. We spoke about what the function of democracy is, the significance of the generational divide when voting, the relationship between corporations and government...Show More
#74 Ceremony, Relationships And Communal Living (with Shaman Wendy Mandy)

1:20:07 | Apr 6th

For over 30 years Wendy Mandy has been practicing ancient shaman rituals and healing. She was bestowed all her knowledge by Indigenous Tribes in Africa and South America. We talk about how to maintain healthy relationships, the importance of ceremony...Show More
#73 Seeds, Weeds & Intention (with Jay Shetty)

1:14:01 | Mar 30th

A podcast with online creator and spiritual storyteller Jay Shetty.Lessons in daily self care, spiritual practice and positive thinking.
#72 The Tribe VS The Algorithm: Can We Ever Be Free Again? (with Douglas Rushkoff)

1:38:09 | Mar 23rd

Douglas understands a lot about the intersection between social media and philosophy and the way that our culture and psyche has been influenced by new technology. He’s a fascinating person and I think you’re gonna love it.
#71 Intuition & Mysticism In A Material World (with Theresa Cheung)

1:22:16 | Mar 16th

What is precognition? What scientific studies are being done on the psychics, mediums and the mystical? Theresa Cheung author of the "Premonition Code" explains all.
#70 Heal Yourself with The Ice Shaman (with Wim Hof)

1:34:09 | Mar 9th

"The cold is your teacher" - our most requested guest Wim Hof graces us with his presence on today's scientific, spiritual and mind altering podcast.*please do not try any of the breathing techniques described in warm water or swimming pools*
#069 Finding Joy Amidst Fascism & Violence (with Brad Evans & Henry Giroux)

1:43:51 | Mar 2nd

Today we  discuss power, corruption, revolution and new systems. This is a proper academic episode, you’re gonna learn. Brad & Henry are brilliant thinkers and brilliant educators.
#068 Porn, Sadness & Madness (with Jon Ronson)

1:22:56 | Feb 23rd

Today's guest is the always intriguing journalist and great storyteller Jon Ronson. Fascinating, open and honest. We talked about his investigative podcasts into the world of pornography, how he fought his way out of depression and the dark world of ...Show More
#067 Vulnerability, Progress & Biscuits (with Fearne Cotton)

1:23:40 | Feb 16th

Fearne Cotton is on Under The Skin this week talking about mental health, fame and how to grow up. A very lucid, open and thoughtful conversation.
#066 Unlock Your Hidden Power with Ironman (John McAvoy)

1:27:31 | Feb 9th

Former armed robber, with two life sentences, tells his story of redemption on today's episode of Under The Skin. 
#065 Beauty, Fat and Capitalist Pigs (with Megan Jayne Crabbe)

1:22:07 | Feb 2nd

We discuss ideas around body positivity, the way that we relate to food, capitalisms role in how we see ourselves and Megan's journey and recovery out of anorexia. It was a fascinating conversation.
#063 Being Good Men with The Happy Pear!

1:03:09 | Jan 19th

Is it possible to run a business consciously? What does healthy masculinity look like? Stephen & Dave aka The Happy Pear know how it's done, promoting happiness and health in every aspect of life.
#062 Nosh & Socialism (with Jack Monroe)

1:10:25 | Jan 12th

You gotta listen to the incomparable scourge of the right and food bank gourmet Jack Monroe on Under The Skin.
#061 Practical Spirituality - More Than Crystals & Candles (with Radhanath Swami)

1:07:19 | Jan 5th

Today's podcast is with one of my own mentors and spiritual teachers - Radhanath Swami. An enlightening and pragmatic podcast questioning the role of religion, spirituality and our own place in modern society. Check it out and let us know social medi...Show More
#60 Birth, Feminism & Power (with Katharine Graves)

1:07:10 | Dec 29th, 2018

Can birth be a form of feminine empowerment? Why did footballer Harry Kane receive so much backlash for praising his wife? Today we go back to the beginning and delve into all things related birth - from combatting fear, the power of language and the...Show More
#059 Black Revolution & Whiteness Psychosis (with Kehinde Andrews)

1:23:23 | Dec 22nd, 2018

Do you suffer from the psychosis of whiteness? What is the politics of Blackness? These are just some of the questions Kehinde Andrews makes us think about during this episode. Honest questions, brutal truths and solutions that could potentially chan...Show More
#058 Populist Revolution - Will It Go Left Or Right? (with Candace Owens)

2:04:03 | Dec 15th, 2018

An explosive conversation with controversial conservative thinker Candace Owen - a staunch advocate for the free market, capitalism and Donald Trump. Listen to some heated debates about the pros and cons of the left and the right and an attempt at ne...Show More
#057 The Masks We Wear (with Blindboy, The Rubberbandits)

1:09:55 | Dec 8th, 2018

From identity and mental health to James Joyce and religion, Blindboy from The Rubberbandits enlightens us on today's first live Under The Skin podcast. Recorded in Dublin, Ireland.
#056 Meeting A Mentor (with Tony Robbins)

1:27:38 | Dec 1st, 2018

Tony Robbins - pain, redemption and reprogramming with the incomparable Elvis/Jesus of Personal Development.
#055 Class & Class War In The Age Of Populism (with Darren McGarvey)

1:32:02 | Nov 24th, 2018

Darren McGarvey is author of the award winning book "Poverty Safari", he joins us today to discuss the art of social mobility, the politics of poverty and how people from different backgrounds and perspectives can learn to understand one another.
#054 Can Spirituality Save The World From Godless Politics? (with Marianne Williamson)

1:01:53 | Nov 17th, 2018

Renowned author and spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson joins me on today's podcast to discuss the current disconnect between spirituality and politics, how to to navigate mental health such as depression and whether a spiritual and political revol...Show More
#052 How Loving Extremists Will Defeat Hate (with Deeyah Khan)

1:55:20 | Nov 3rd, 2018

This Deeyah Khan episode is special. She is an award winning documentary filmmaker who has met and confronted Jihadists and members of the KKK in order to understand what drives them. So much insight, bravery and practical love on difficult topics - ...Show More
#051 Justice Is Dead. Did It Fall Or Was It Pushed? (with David Rudolf, ‘The Staircase’)

1:27:56 | Oct 26th, 2018

In this episode I'm joined by David Rudolf - the lawyer who represented Michael Peterson in the hit Netflix series "The Staircase". We spoke about what it's like to defend a person accused of murder, if true justice really exists at all and the impor...Show More
#050 Systems Of The Damned (with Charles Eisenstein)

1:18:08 | Oct 20th, 2018

On today's episode of Under The Skin I'm joined by author Charles Eisenstein to discuss alternative economic systems, find out what's wrong with the current climate change narrative and how we can actually change the world, challenge the powerful and...Show More
#049 Yuval Noah Harari - Are Our Children AI Slaves?

1:03:42 | Oct 12th, 2018

Today we welcome back Yuval Noah Harari to Under The Skin where we discuss his new book 21 Lessons For The 21st Century. We tackle the idea of the rise useless class, the power of new A.I. technology and what we can do to combat this potential assaul...Show More
Under The Skin Season #2 - Teaser

14:41 | Oct 6th, 2018

Season #2 of Under The Skin returns next Saturday 13th October! In this teaser you'll hear clips from upcoming episodes with Yuval Noah Harari, Charles Eisenstein, Blindboy from The Rubberbandits and Loki The Rapper aka. Darren McGarvey. We've got s...Show More
#048 Freedom and Tyranny (with Jordan Peterson)

1:34:02 | May 17th, 2018

In this special edition of Under The Skin celebrating the paperback release of my book Recovery - clinical psychologist Dr. Jordan Peterson joins me again to discuss the nature of social hierarchies, where power lies and how to live in harmony. We al...Show More
Some Exciting News...Season #2: Under The Skin to the bone!

04:18 | Mar 30th, 2018

The first season of Under The Skin has come to an end. Thank you for listening to and supporting this podcast, it's been a fantastic year with brilliant guests. But don't worry Season #2 will be back on June 2nd with some exceptional new guests inclu...Show More
Is Civilisation Crumbling? with Adam Curtis

1:17:29 | Mar 24th, 2018

A look back at one of the first and most memorable Under The Skin episodes with filmmaker Adam Curtis about the rise of individualism, where real power lies, and whether we really want change.
Yanis Varoufakis - Euro Power From A Man Who Knows

1:23:10 | Mar 17th, 2018

One of my favourite guests on Under The Skin and an episode you should definitely listen to is the fascinating interview where I discuss with Yanis what happens when you take on the political, financial and media elite, and how radical reform can occ...Show More
(Yuval) Noah’s Arc - What Is The Future For Sapiens?

1:14:37 | Mar 10th, 2018

With his ever growing popularity I take a look back at my interview with Yuval Noah Harari, author of bestseller ‘Sapiens: A Brief History Of Humankind’. We discuss how homo sapiens came to dominate the world, how our society is built on fiction, the...Show More
#047 Egos and Alcohol (with Ryron & Rener Gracie)

1:19:21 | Feb 25th, 2018

Brothers and part of jiu jitsu’s most illustrious family, my guests today are Ryron and Rener Gracie who discuss how Brazilian jiu-jitsu has shaped the people they are today; the pressure of continuing their family’s legacy; how UFC (their father’s c...Show More
#046 Power vs Kindness (with Jordan Peterson)

1:36:58 | Feb 15th, 2018

Recently making the headlines after a combative interview about the gender pay gap with Channel 4’s Cathy Newman, my guest today is Jordan Peterson, who discusses with me some of his 12 Rules for Life.
#045 What’s The Biggest Threat To Freedom? Islam Or Consumerism (with Sam Harris)

2:03:59 | Feb 3rd, 2018

In a bumper 2 hour episode neuroscientist, author and fellow podcaster Sam Harris and I discuss the effects and rationality of religious belief, the illusion of freedom, Western intervention in the Middle East and where true power lies.
#044 Headspace - Could Mass Meditation Change Everything? (with Andy Puddicombe)

1:17:03 | Jan 20th, 2018

Co-founder and voice of the Headspace app, Andy Puddicombe joins me to discuss his striving to teach meditation and mindfulness within a consumerist society via an interesting journey from the UK to becoming a Tibetan Buddhist monk and training with ...Show More
#043 Professor Brian Cox - God, The Universe and Meaning

1:09:44 | Jan 13th, 2018

The one we’ve been waiting for - the brilliant Professor Brian Cox discusses the possibility of intelligent life other than our own; the danger of dogma within science; and Elon Musk’s space travel plans. As well as the small matters of God, the Univ...Show More
#042 Senses & Consciousness - Beyond The 5 Senses Myth (with Prof Barry Smith)

1:23:32 | Jan 7th, 2018

Professor Barry Smith discusses collaborative research between philosophers, psychologists and neuroscientists and their discoveries, including how we have many more than the commonly perceived 5 senses.
#041 Shakespeare And Power! (with Professor Tony Howard)

1:17:29 | Dec 23rd, 2017

Is Shakespeare still at the heart of British culture? Tony Howard discusses Shakespeare’s continued relevance in reflecting the shifts in British society; the marginalisation of Black and Asian performers; and how the entertainment sector still faces...Show More
#040 How To Be Spiritually Healthy In Damaged Times (with Emma Kenny)

55:00 | Dec 16th, 2017

Psychological therapist Emma Kenny discusses new and forgotten ideas around personal growth, gained from 17 years working with people in crisis including some of the UK’s toughest estates.
#039 Putin & Trump, Global Gangsters Or Same Old Same Old? (with Luke Harding)

58:55 | Dec 9th, 2017

Author of current New York Times bestseller ‘Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win’ Luke Harding talks me through the international espionage, off-shore banks, mobsters, money laundering and computer hacking ...Show More
#038 Revolution In The Age Of Anger (with Pankaj Mishra)

1:05:05 | Dec 2nd, 2017

Historian and novelist Pankaj Mishra joins me to talk about what he calls the ‘age of anger’ - a global pandemic of rage - and how the pursuit of progress and individualism has created a demoralised world.
#037 Extreme Survival with Ed Stafford - Is The Toughest Terrain Your Own Mind?

1:06:26 | Nov 25th, 2017

Survivalist and adventurer Ed Stafford joins me to discuss his life changing expeditions and their physical and mental consequences, the lure of extreme isolation and the importance of meditation.
#036 Beyond Conspiracy - The Terrifying Truth Of Corporate Power (with Jacques Peretti)

59:41 | Nov 18th, 2017

Having spent years investigating some of the wealthiest people on the planet, journalist and broadcaster Jacques Peretti joins me to discuss the secret billion dollar deals that we never hear about but which are changing our world and revolutionising...Show More
#035 Ruby Wax - Madness & Meditation. Can We Heal Ourselves?

1:08:23 | Nov 11th, 2017

The brilliant Ruby Wax joins me to discuss her transition from the world of showbiz to becoming known as a campaigner on mental-health issues and a champion of mindfulness. We discuss her own inner battles with self-esteem and her life-changing metho...Show More
#034 Science Vs God - Is There A Life Force That Transcends Matter? (with Rupert Sheldrake)

1:07:02 | Nov 4th, 2017

Dubbed “the most controversial scientist on Earth” Rupert Sheldrake joins me to discuss the dogmas within conventional science, the evolving laws of physics, memory in nature, and how science validates and improves spiritual practices.
#033 Is Trump Better For Black America Than Barack Obama? (with Kehinde Andrews)

1:14:51 | Oct 28th, 2017

Author and Professor of Black Studies Kehinde Andrews joins me to discuss Britain’s colonial nostalgia, how the west is built on racism, and that Donald Trump is better for black America than Barack Obama.
#032 Mental Health Crisis - Is Community The Answer? (with Chirlane McCray)

47:08 | Oct 19th, 2017

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray joins me to discuss America's mental health crisis, why our society breeds depression, the importance of mental health reform, and her organisation ‘Thrive NYC’.
#017 Will Spirituality Solve Our Global Problems? (with Sharon Salzberg)

1:10:00 | Jun 28th, 2017

Leading meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg explains why we find it so hard to be in our own mind, why we have a habit to always go to the negative, and how meditation can transform society.
#016 Is Philosophy More Important Than Ever? (with Simon Critchley)

1:02:52 | Jun 21st, 2017

This week philosopher Simon Critchley enlightens us to the roots of philosophy, as well as topics including football as ‘working class ballet’, what constitutes a 'good death’, and the relevance and importance of philosophy in these times.
#015 Yanis Varoufakis - How To Construct A Global Revolution

1:19:07 | Jun 14th, 2017

In a fascinating interview I discuss with Yanis what happens when you take on the political, financial and media elite, and how radical reform can occur. Through accounts of his confrontations with the IMF, European institutions and the German govern...Show More
#014 Election Eve: Is It Stupid To Vote For Peace?

1:02:34 | Jun 6th, 2017

On the eve of the UK General Election I talk with Stop The War’s Lindsey German and Dr Brad Evans about how violence has been normalised to the point where as voters we’ve not only become desensitised to it, but have been taught to desire it from our...Show More
#013 Why Are You Who You Are? (with Raoul & Francesca Martinez & Dr Brad Evans)

1:06:01 | May 31st, 2017

This week’s show asks: What kind of freedom do we have? Are we responsible for our actions? Do we create our own identity and if not, should we question it?
#011 Fascism Or Democracy - Is This Our Last Chance To Choose? (with George Monbiot)

59:35 | May 17th, 2017

George Monbiot and I discuss the dark money capturing our politics for the billionaires and corporations; the terrifying power of Big Data; and the opportunity for a new democracy.
#010 Plant Based Diet & Plant Based Consciousness with Simon Amstell

1:06:34 | May 10th, 2017

Comedian Simon Amstell and I discuss his film 'Carnage', how veganism began a journey of personal enlightenment and how taking Ayahuasca changed his life.
#009 Trump, Boris, May - Who's The Best Communicator? (With Prof Sophie Scott)

1:14:35 | May 4th, 2017

Neuroscientist and laughter expert Sophie Scott and I discuss the use of comedy within politics, how the left and the right use language differently, and what communication techniques to look out for in the run up to the UK election.
#008 Snap Election - Is Democracy Busted? (With Dr Brad Evans, of course!)

1:03:48 | Apr 26th, 2017

Does politics matter? Dr Brad Evans and I discuss the snap UK election, how to reimagine a better future and what real radical politics looks like.
#007 Identity Politics - Where Are They Taking Us? (With Matthew Todd)

1:01:10 | Apr 20th, 2017

I’m joined by writer Matthew Todd to discuss the crisis of shame facing the LGBT community, the disproportionate link to mental health problems and how taking a lead on trauma recovery could change the world.
#006 Can Humans & Animals United Heal The World? (With Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick)

1:04:58 | Apr 13th, 2017

Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick and I discuss the difficulty in overcoming boundaries between human and animal science, Noel’s own groundbreaking work, and the need to understand and harness the love between humans and animals.
#005 Yuval Noah Harari - Is Humanity Finished?

1:13:59 | Apr 6th, 2017

This week I’m joined by Yuval Noah Harari, author of bestseller ‘Sapiens: A Brief History Of Humankind’. We discuss how homo sapiens came to dominate the world, how our society is built on fiction, the creation of a class of useless people, and the f...Show More
#004 Feminism - Can It Change The World?

1:07:35 | Mar 30th, 2017

In this week’s show I talk to Professor Anne Phillips about feminism, its perception within society and the cultural shift necessary to create real change and greater equality.
#003 Adam Curtis - Do We Really Want Change?

1:17:01 | Mar 23rd, 2017

This week I speak with filmmaker Adam Curtis about the rise of individualism, where real power lies, and whether we really want change.