Battles on Video

Battles on Video presents videos from previous Battle of Ideas festivals, interviews and opinion pieces by speakers and participants, as well as specially produced in-depth discussions.

Health & Well-being

30 10 11: Abortion: how late is "too late"?

29 10 11: Drinking by numbers: should we count our alcohol units?

29 10 11: Your mind, your high: is recreational drug use morally wrong?

29 10 11: Remaking citizens for the ‘Big Society’

29 10 11: Radical surgery for the NHS? What is a GP's role today

30 10 10: The war on alcohol: new puritanism or healthy sobriety?

30 10 10: What makes life sacred?

30 10 10: Your conscience, my health: the right to refuse?

31 10 09: Whose right to choose? Choice, ethics and regulation in 21st-century reproduction


"I loved the Battle of Ideas, which was mad, wild, and sparky. 2011 looks set to be even better."
Anthony Seldon, master, Wellington College; historian; political commentator

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