The Reith Lectures

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Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series

Mark Carney, the former Governor of the Bank of England, argues that the roots of the climate change threat lie in a deeper crisis of values. He suggests that we can create an ecosystem in which society’s values broaden the market’s conceptions of value. In this way, individual creativity and market dynamism can be channelled to achieve broader social goals including, inclusive growth and environmental sustainability. Presenter: Anita Anand Producer: Jim Frank Editor: Hugh Levinson Production Coordinator: Brenda Brown Studio Manager: Rod Farquhar

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Mark Carney looks at the tensions between economic and human values during the pandemic.
Mark Carney assesses what lessons have been learnt from the 2008 financial crash.
Why have financial values come to be considered more important than human ones?
Jonathan Sumption argues against Britain adopting a written constitution
Jonathan Sumption assess the pros and cons of written and unwritten constitutions
Jonathan Sumption argues that courts have usurped power via human rights law
Jonathan Sumption explains how democracy can accommodate opposing opinions and interests
Jonathan Sumption argues that the law is taking over the space once occupied by politics
War's Fatal Attraction July 24, 2018
Margaret MacMillan examines how we remember and represent war in art.
War's Fatal Attraction July 24, 2018
Margaret MacMillan examines how we remember and represent war in art.
Margaret MacMillan assesses attempts to constrain and justify conflict.
Margaret MacMillan assesses attempts to constrain and justify conflict.
Civilians and War July 10, 2018
Margaret MacMillan examines the role of civilians as supporters and victims of conflict.
Civilians and War July 10, 2018
Margaret MacMillan examines the role of civilians as supporters and victims of conflict.
Margaret MacMillan explores our complex relationship with the people who go to war.
Margaret MacMillan explores our complex relationship with the people who go to war.
War and Humanity June 26, 2018
Margaret MacMillan asks if war is an essential part of being human.
War and Humanity June 26, 2018
Margaret MacMillan asks if war is an essential part of being human.
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series