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Shouldn’t everyone receive a stake in society’s wealth? Could we create a fairer world by granting a guaranteed income to all? What would this mean for our health, wealth and happiness? Find out more


What is Islam? What are its principles, rituals, history, evolution and challenges? What do words such as Allah, Sharia, Jihad and Infidel really mean? Find out more


What is a caliphate? Who can be caliph? How is the term used and abused today? Find out more


Who rules the EU and how does it work? Who are the winners and losers of European integration? Is the EU a threat to democracy? Find out more


Why does social class matter more than ever in Britain today? How has the meaning of class changed? What does this mean for social mobility and inequality? Find out more


What is science? Where are its limits? Can it tell us everything that is worth knowing? Find out more


What is visual culture? How should we explore the huge quantity of visual images available to us today? How can visual media help us change the world? Find out more


Where does power lie in Britain today? Why has British politics changed so dramatically in recent decades? Is our system of government still fit for purpose? Find out more


What makes Greek and Roman literature so great? How has classical literature influenced Western culture? What did Greek and Roman authors learn from each other? Find out more


What is economics? What can – and can’t – it explain about the world? Why does it matter? Find out more


What makes us human? How did we develop language, thought and culture? Why did we survive, and other human species fail? Find out more


What caused the Russian Revolution? Did it succeed or fail? Do we still live with its consequences? Find out more


Why do we care what others think? What keeps us bound together? How does the brain shape our behaviour? Find out more


Where do our ideas about politics come from? What can we learn from the Greeks and the Romans? How should we exercise power? Find out more