14 March 2014

Putting the past on trial

In the latest taster video from the Battle of Ideas festival, Jennie Bristow discusses the increasing tendency to demonise our recent past.

14 February 2014

Controverski: Sochi, gay rights and Russia-bashing

In this video discussion, guests and WORLDbytes volunteers ask what the negative coverage of the Winter Olympics says about the West.

24 January 2014

Is nothing private anymore?

In this second taster video from the Battle of Ideas festival, a panel discusses society's declining interest in privacy.

17 January 2014

Gun control and a changing America

In this first Battle of Ideas taster, a panel discusses the phenomenon of seemingly random acts of violence in the US.

17 December 2013

New Atheism: worshipping nothing

spiked editor Brendan O'Neill on how New Atheists have replaced God with a diminished image of humanity.

12 November 2013

Rethinking role models

Why should we look to popstars or footballers to be inspiring for any other reason than that they are good at what they do?

10 September 2013

Understanding the Egyptian coup

Middle East commentator Karl Sharro talks to a group of young filmmakers about what happened to the Arab Spring.

12 August 2013

Syria: the view on the streets

The citizen-TV channel WORLDbytes asked Londoners about their views on the conflict.

25 April 2013

A look at the funny side of terrorism

A new discussion show explores the relationship between contemporary satire and one of its chief targets, terrorism.