A discussion with Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, ex Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling and award winning financial columnist Stephanie Flanders to discuss the how the world comes back from the stupendous coronavirus pa
A discussion with Bill McKibben, Nicole Itano, Jonathon Porritt.
Climate change is the defining issue of our time – we know, beyond reasonable doubt, what that science now tells us. Just as climate change is accelerating, so too must we – summo
China’s usually bullish economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020, a clear indication of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Depressed demand from abroad is likely to impact the economy further.
Many businesses are suffer
With Anthony Loyd, Mujib Mashal, Michael Semple, Hassina Syed. Moderator Elizabeth Palmer.
As Afghanistan’s 18-year conflict continues, with 34 people killed recently in separate attacks on a maternity hospital and funeral, Covid-19 provides a
The pandemic of 1918, which became known as Spanish flu, was the most severe recorded in recent history. The outbreak was caused by an H1N1 virus with genes thought be of avian origin. From 1918-19, with unprecedented severity and speed, the vi
Environmental disasters and famines are being under-reported as lockdowns prevent access to journalistic scrutiny. Anti-government protests no longer take place in Iraq, Algeria and Lebanon. We have little news of the latest battles around Idli
A discussion about US Elections 2020, with James Naughtie, Ed O'keefe and Susan Glasser.
Even before the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 race for the White House was certain to be highly contentious. The coronavirus, however, has n
The dark art of using disinformation to sow discord is nothing new, but social media and political funding simply mean that false news now travels faster, deeper, and further than ever before.
From Cambridge Analytica to voter manipulation in
A discussion on the unprecedented challenges of covering one of the biggest and fastest-moving stories of our time, accurately and responsibly.
Interpret the scientific data, tell the human stories, counter conspiracy theories and hold governm
This is A new podcast series from the Frontline Club
Every week, journalist Sean Langan will host an intimate conversation with a guest whose lived an interesting life and has a great story to tell.
Sean was kidnaped by the taliban in 200
Thirty years on, The Satanic Verses remains a novel that still provokes furious debate. To try and understand why, author, translator and journalist Maureen Freely will be joined by columnist and commentator Kenan Malik, presenters of recent ra
The Frontline Club presents a brand new 'In Conversation' series, talking to some of the world's most outstanding journalists about their unique stories, posing some burning questions, and taking a look behind the scenes in the news industry.
There is much debate over how Britain’s colonial past in Africa is remembered. Through the constantly shifting kaleidoscope of history, some momentous stories get quietly left behind. The Forgotten Heroes of Empire by Jack Losh and Alessandro P
When Frontline member Anthony Loyd found Shamima Begum in al-Hawl refugee camp, northern Syria, he helped unearth a series of unanswered questions for Western societies – and kickstarted a national debate in the United Kingdom.
When it comes
If there’s one thing that all sides agree on, it’s that Venezuela is in crisis – both political and humanitarian. The country has two recognised presidents, holding rallies on the same day in the capital Caracas. Inflation is due to hit ten mil
China’s fraught relationship with its minorities is, unfortunately, nothing new – but in the 21st century, the storm clouds have been gathering apace. The increasingly well-documented tribulations of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province is feare
The war on drugs is in dire need of peace talks; and peace often makes for strange bedfellows. Join us as we look from the hard end of the illegal drugs trade, through the opioid crisis currently gripping the United States, and on towards forme
This podcast features highlights from January's event in the forum with 3 unique story tellers: Guy Martin, Maureen Freely and Pelin Turgut.
In 2012, award-winning photographer Guy Martin moved to Istanbul. At the time, Turkey was regarded as
Magnum Photos have launched a newspaper series to provide a new vehicle for exploring key issues of modern times. The Frontline Club hosted a discussion of the first issue, A Brief Visual History in the Time of ISIS, which includes over 40 imag
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