Archive for the '2020 Visions' Category

2020 Visions: Episode 6 – Culture

In the final show of the series, K Biswas and James Knight explore the world of Culture looking at Film, Music, TV, Books and Visual Art. Their guest contributors include Chief Executive of theRoyal Society of Arts, Matthew Taylor; Director of the British Film Institute, Amanda Nevill; cultural commentator and author of Lost Worlds, Michael Bywater; Ken […]

2020 Visions – Episode 5: Media

This week K Biswas and James Knight explore the changing nature of the Media and how the landscape will look in a decade’s time. Guest contributors include Channel 4 News anchor Jon Snow; Andy Capper Editor of Vice Magazine; BBC Radio 5Live’s Dotun Adebayo; Euan Ferguson of the Observer; Sunday Times columnist Minette Marrin; Rowenna […]

2020 Visions – Episode 4: Identity

This week, K Biswas and Rys Farthing look at Identity and how people may identify in 2020, with a focus on Gender, Disability, Sexuality and Ethnicity. Contributors include leading feminist commentators Julie Bindel of the Guardian and Laurie Penny of the New Statesman, Editor of gay lifestyle magazine Attitude Matthew Todd, Sunny Hundal the founder of Liberal Conspiracy and Pickled […]

2020 Visions – Episode 3: Work

This week, K Biswas and Rys Farthing look at the world of work, looking at wages, job creation and the future of employment in the UK. Contributors include former Mayor of London, Labour’s Ken Livingstone; founder of the journalSoundings Professor Doreen Massey; the right-of-centre think-tanks Policy Exchange and the Centre for Social Justice; Deborah Littman from Unison; Head of […]

2020 Visions – Episode 2: Poverty, inequality and the welfare state

This week, K Biswas and Rys Farthing explore poverty, inequality and the future of the British welfare state. Speaking to the leading figures in the poverty sector, we explore what may happen to incomes, public services and social justice for the poorest over the next decade. Guests include the author of The Spirit Level Professor Richard […]

2020 Visions – Episode 1: The Political Future

The first of a 6 part series exploring future life in Britain, tonight we explore what the British political landscape might look like over the next decade. We examine the future for political parties, political ideologies and the way people will engage with politics. Today’s guests include Labour’s Jon Cruddas MP; human rights activist Peter Tatchell; ConservativeHome […]