For two years Walter Isaacson shadowed Elon Musk, attended his meetings, walked his factories with him, and spent hours interviewing him, his family, friends, co-workers, and adversaries. He joins us to share the ultimate inside story of the most controversial innovator of our era. Who is the real Elon Musk? And are the demons that drive him also what it takes to drive innovation and progress? (in collaboration with How To Academy)
Frankie Boyle meets Bernie Sanders - it's OK to be angry about capitalism
Senator Sanders joins Frankie Boyle live on stage at Brighton Dome and via livestream to demand fundamental economic and political change. How can we accept an economic order that allows three billionaires to control more wealth than the bottom half of our society? How can we accept an energy system that rewards the fossil fuel corporations causing the climate crisis? This event is held in collaboration with How to Academy.
Chair of the Health and Social Care Select Committee
How to Eliminate Preventable Harm and Tragedy in the NHS (in collaboration with How to Academy)
Jeremy Hunt believes it is possible to reduce the number of preventable deaths in the NHS to zero – in the process saving money, reducing backlogs and improving working conditions. Thinking through everything from technology to culture, he presents a manifesto for renewal.
Rationality - What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters, in collaboration with How to Academy
Rationality matters. It leads to better choices in our lives and in the public sphere, and is the ultimate driver of social justice and moral progress. Brimming with insight and humour, this talk will enlighten, inspire and empower.
Dispatches from a World of Misery and Hope, in collaboration with How to Academy
Bernard-Henri will share his investigative trips taken before and during the COVID pandemic, from the massacred Christian villages in Nigeria to a dangerously fragile Afghanistan on the eve of the Taliban talks, from an anti-Semitic ambush in Libya to the overrun refugee camp on the island of Lesbos.
Most important of all, he will argue that a truly humanist philosophy must necessarily lead to action in defence of the most vulnerable, issuing a stirring rebuke to indifference and an exhortation to level our gaze at those most hidden from us.