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.

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2006: Litigation and Litigation Avoidance

2006: 'The Panic About Obesity'

2006: 'The Battle for Affluence'

: Goodbye Mr Chips: can research tell teachers how to teach?

: What is a good life: can science and medicine tell us?

: Clinical Trials in developing countries are exploitative


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Albena Azmanova, social philosopher, political commentator and activist

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