Politics and Society Podcasts

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Roman Krznaric – How to Think Long-Term in a Short-Term World

The greatest challenge facing humankind is not climate change or terrorism; it is our inability to think long term. Britain’s leading public philosopher is here to change the way we think to ensure a tomorrow.

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Madeleine Albright – Hell and Other Destinations

Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright may be the most widely admired diplomat of our age.

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Glennon Doyle – How to Find Yourself

The legendary author of Love Warrior explores the themes of her latest book, Untamed — the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us.

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Martin Wolf – The World After the Pandemic

Revered by politicians and business leaders, the FT’s Martin Wolf may be the world’s most influential economic commentator.

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L. David Marquet – Leadership is Language

‘David Marquet is the kind of leader who comes around only once in a generation… His ideas and lessons are invaluable’ – Simon Sinek

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Julia Ebner – Undercover With Extremists

Frustrated by the limits of an outsider’s perspective, counter-extremism expert Julia Ebner secretly infiltrated five fanatical groups.

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Layla Saad – How to Fight White Supremacy

How can white people challenge racism — whether in the form of their own unconscious biases or the wider systems of white supremacy?

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Julia Samuel – How to Adapt and Survive in a Time of Crisis

Psychotherapist Julia Samuel joined Hannah MacInnes on the How To Academy Podcast to tell us how to find unknown strengths in times of difficulty and change.

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Mervyn King – How to Make Decisions for an Unknowable Future

Can we make better decisions by acknowledging radical uncertainty? Mervyn King and John Kay build a powerful case.

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BONUS EPISODE – Global GoalsCast

The How To Academy Podcast presents an episode of one of our favourite shows: the Global GoalsCast.

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Elif Shafak – How to Build Bridges in an Age of Division

Author and activist Elif Shafak is the most widely read female writer in her home nation of Turkey — but her fight to preserve and extend human rights is urgent no matter where you live.

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Ai Weiwei – Human Rights in the 21st Century

Ai Weiwei is living proof that creativity can change our world for the better.