Jul 8, 2021 • 63 minutes
Rafael Behr talks to Sathnam Sanghera about Empireland, his recent book that delves into that Imperial legacy, how it shapes our nation, our culture and defines so much of our politics to this day.
May 9, 2021 • 65 minutes
Rafael Behr talks to the cognitive scientist and radicalisation expert Nafees Hamid about what makes extremists tick and how to change their minds.
Mar 13, 2021 • 58 minutes
Matt d'Ancona talks to Rafael Behr about his new book: 'Identity, Ignorance, Innovation: Why the Old Politics is Useless - and what to do about it.'
Feb 23, 2021 • 60 minutes
Rafael Behr talks to Professor Tali Sharot about optimism bias
Feb 4, 2021 • 62 minutes
Rafael talks to David Baddiel on the launch of his new book - 'Jews Don't Count'
Jan 23, 2021 • 50 minutes
Rafael Behr talks to Imran Ahmed the founder of the Centre for Countering Digital Hate about misinformation.
Dec 28, 2020 • 58 minutes
American social psychologist Dr Carol Tavris explains cognitive dissonance and how it works in the world of politics.
Dec 12, 2020 • 43 minutes
Prof. Constantine Sedikides and Prof. Tim Wildschut explain the psychology behind nostalgia.
Nov 12, 2020 • 86 minutes
Eminent US psychologist Drew Westen discusses Donald Trump's many psychopathologies.
Oct 29, 2020 • 42 minutes
New York Times columnist Ben Smith discusses the 2020 US presidential election.
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