Hardtalk: Norwegian Journalist and Writer - Asne...03/27/15
What can the life of Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people, tell us about Norwary today?
Hardtalk: Venture Capitalist - Nick Hanauer
Is American capitalism in danger of collapse?
HT: Nick Hanauer
In this special Hardtalk interview recorded live in front of an audience, Stephen Sackur speaks to Nick Hanauer, the American dotcom billionaire businessman. He believes that the rich in America should pay more taxes and has warned of revolution if...
Hardtalk: Political and Social Activist - Jay Naidoo
Why hasn’t freedom reduced inequality in South Africa?
Hardtalk: Venture Capitalist and Philanthropist - Nick Hanauer
"For my fellow filthy rich...wake up, people - it won’t last” warns Nick Hanauer
HT: General Sir Richard Shirreff 20th March 2015
HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur speaks to General Sir Richard Shirreff, recently retired as deputy commander of NATO forces. He’s recently described British Prime Minister David Cameron as hesitant and vacillating, and claims Britain and NATO are exhibiting...
HT: Raja Shehadeh 16 Mar 15
Zeinab Badawi talks to the award-winning Palestinian author and lawyer Raja Shehadeh. For three decades he has written many books about human rights and the Israeli occupation. His family were forced to leave Jaffa in 1948 and settled in Ramallah on...
HT: Lord Levy 13 Mar 15
HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur talks to Lord Levy - a prominent figure in British public life on two counts - as a leading voice in a British Jewish community which is increasingly concerned about rising levels of anti-Semitism, and as a key fund-raiser...
HT: Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle
The Philippines is Asia’s only predominantly Christian country. The Roman Catholic Church has huge influence; divorce and abortion are illegal. The Church is currently engaged in a huge battle with the Government over its plans to provide free...
HT: Baroness Warsi 04 Mar 15
HARDtalk’s Zeinab Badawi talks to the Conservative peer Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, the first Muslim to sit in the Cabinet before she resigned last year over government policy on Gaza. As a former minster for communities and social cohesion, why does she...
HT: Aimen Dean 03 Mar 15
HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur speaks to Aimen Dean, a trusted member of Al Qaeda's inner sanctum in Afghanistan in the late 1990s who, after the bombings of US embassies in Africa in 1998, left Afghanistan and began working as an informant for the UK...
HT: Robert Winston 02 Mar 15
The UK has become the first country in the world to legalise the creation of what are commonly known as 'three-parent babies' and the first such infants could be born next year. The process allows mothers who carry rare but fatal genetic disorders to...
HT: Michael Fuchs 27 Feb 15
Berlin doesn’t house any of the European Union’s key institutions, but there is no doubt this is the power capital of Europe – something Greece’s new left-wing Government now knows all too well. Germany calls the shots when it comes to shaping...
HT: Vadym Prystaiko 25th February 2015
What chance is there of peace in Ukraine? There is meant to be a ceasefire in place - but fighting has continued. And the deal agreed in Minsk left many issues unresolved. The crisis has pitted Russia against the West in a way not seen since the Cold...
HT: Tef Poe 18th February 2015
Hardtalk speaks to the activist and rapper Tef Poe. He's described the fatal shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, of unarmed teenager Michael Brown as a "declaration of war" by the police. Tef Poe has stated that "my grandparents endured this type of...
HT:Gebran Bassil 13 Feb 15
In a special edition of HARDtalk, Zeinab Badawi is in Brussels to speak to Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil. He has travelled to the city to tell EU officials that his country has been overwhelmed by Syrian refugees. But why does his political...
HT: General Asad Durrani 11 Feb 15
Sarah Montague talks to the former head of Pakistan's Intelligence Service General Asad Durrani. After 152 people were killed in the school in Peshawar, Pakistan's Prime Minister said that the country would no longer distinguish between "good" and...
HT: Andrey Kurkov 09 Feb 15
It's a year since the protests in Ukraine's Maidan Square -protests that led to the fall of the pro-Russian government. Russian born Andrey Kurkov has published his diary of the time. He's one of the country's most famous authors and supported the...
HT: Juan Mendez 05 Feb 15
Sarah Montague talks to Juan Mendez, the United Nation's Special Rapporteur on Torture. He was a human rights lawyer in Argentina in the 70s when he was arrested, imprisoned and tortured. He has said he owes his life to those in America who took a...
HT: Anne Glover 02 Feb 15
Should scientists working with governments and officials give opinions or just stick to giving scientific facts? Hardtalk speaks to the Scottish microbiologist Professor Anne Glover. She has just left her post as the first chief scientific adviser to...
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