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Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad, presented by distinguished writers, journalists and academics.
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4.6 stars from 1,363 ratings
Concise, circumspect
Absolutely to the point, multiperspective angles, no pathos nor drama, sober, reflected, thought-through.
ndjuxhhehaijdbehbbxk via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 08/19/20
Great content!
I especially like the variety of topics discussed as well as the quality of the language and presentation. Extremely helpful for those preparing for high-level exams or generally willing to improve their listening skills. Bravo👍🏻
Elizaveta_Kataya via Apple Podcasts · Russia · 07/23/20
Sadly declining
I just listened to Humans vs the Planet by Lucy Proctor in which she seemed completely unable to cope with information that made her uncomfortable and resorted to name-calling without any real attempt to dismiss arguments intellectually. Rather sad for the BBC, but has long been accused of having...Read full review »
TL2456712477 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/18/20
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