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Video/Fairness & Equality

How the one-child policy created a Chinese underclass of 13 million people with no rights

15 minutes

Idea/Religion

Black atheists matter: how women freethinkers take on religion

Christopher Cameron

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Essay/Family Life

Jamie’s place

Like any adult, my son wants to work, travel and socialise, and his Down syndrome won’t stop him. But can he live independently?

Michael Bérubé

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Idea/Medicine

Why women with heart disease get a raw deal in medicine

Valeria Morabito

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Idea/Politics & Government

The right to vote should be restricted to those with knowledge

Jason Brennan

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Essay/Law & Justice

What kind of citizen was he?

Conventional wisdom sees Socrates as a martyr for free speech, but he accepted his death sentence for a different cause

Josiah Ober

Video/Fairness & Equality

On breasts, beauty and being a female journalist in the women’s movement

6 minutes

Video/Race

‘Never wear a hoodie’ and other crucial rules for birding while black

2 minutes

Essay/Human Rights

Red-hot gay marriage

Gay liberation didn’t begin with marches and political rallies, but with a revolution in thought

Jim Downs

Idea/Fairness & Equality

Myths about red hair are rooted in fear of difference

Jacky Colliss Harvey

Video/Neurodiversity

Temple Grandin on the connection between autism and genius

6 minutes

Video/Gender

Did you cry in astronaut training? and other dumb questions put to Sally Ride

7 minutes

Idea/Human Rights

Land and the roots of African-American poverty

Keri Leigh Merritt

Idea/Family Life

If babies were randomly allocated to families would racism end?

Howard Rachlin & Marvin Frankel

Essay/Human Rights

Bring back Women’s Lib

Modern feminism seeks equality with men. But in a dysfunctional society, that is nowhere near enough

Livia Gershon

Video/Fairness & Equality

How can scientific institutions shake their sexist legacies?

7 minutes

Essay/Fairness & Equality

Lessons of Demopolis

Wisdom from classical Greece: democracy and liberalism are both better off if we understand the difference between them

Josiah Ober

Idea/Political Philosophy

Only the most noxious of speakers should be banned on campus

Monica Richter

Idea/Human Rights

Reducing the US prison population is but a small step

Joshua M Price

Essay/War & Conflict

Are they forgivable?

In a national act of redemption, Rwanda aims to embrace 30,000 perpetrators of mass ethnic slaughter now returning home

Kenneth Miller

Idea/Political Philosophy

Democracies fail when they ask too little of their citizens

Stephen Cave

Essay/Ethics

Lying for science

Psychologists used to manipulate and deceive their subjects with impunity. Did the end justify the means?

Antonio Melechi

Video/Human Rights

Does buying cheap clothes made abroad hurt or help the people who make them?

6 minutes

Essay/Fairness & Equality

Fat but fit?

The medical evidence is overwhelming – obesity is bad for you and it would be a major mistake to give up fighting it

Caroline Weinberg

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Essay/Cities

The end of walking

In Orwellian fashion, Americans have been stripped of the right to walk, challenging their humanity, freedom and health

Antonia Malchik

Essay/Data & Information

Digital star chamber

Algorithms are producing profiles of you. What do they say? You probably don’t have the right to know

Frank Pasquale

Essay/Fairness & Equality

Not born this way

Other liberation movements have rejected the idea that biology is destiny. So why should gay rights depend on it?

Shamus Khan

Video/Values & Beliefs

The curious case of a man, his bike and their odd act in a hotel room

10 minutes

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Video/Family Life

Working full-time and mothering small children – is the juggling act worth it?

12 minutes

Essay/Dance & Theatre

The comic’s quandary

Does heckling let the real comedian stand up and shine, or does it trample a punchline and mangle a routine?

Lary Wallace