Power Inquiry 1In this first Power Inquiry session examining the nature of democracy in Britain, the singer Billy Bragg, author of The Progressive Patriot, is joined by Observer and Vanity Fair journalist Henry Porter and Professor Philippe Sands QC. Chaired by New Statesman editor John Kampfner.
Hay Festival 2007, Sunday 27 May 2007, 8.30pm
In Sickness and in PowerDavid Owen talks to John Kampfner about Illness in Heads of Government During the Last 100 Years.
Hay Festival 2008, Saturday 31 May 2008, 2.30pm
Freedom for Sale: How We Made Money and Lost Our LibertyWhy is it that so many people around the world appear willing to give up freedoms in return for either security or prosperity? Chaired by Francine Stock.
Hay Festival 2010, Sunday 30 May 2010, 2.30pm
The Index on Censorship Platform: The Case of Bradley ManningThe Chief Executive of Index, the Chair of the all-party Human Rights group at Westminster and a panel of leading British lawyers dicsuss Private Bradley Manning, currently being held at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas on 24 charges, including 'aiding the enemy'. They consider the US Government’s reaction to the WikiLeaks scandal and the Rule of Law. They will be joined by David House, regular visitor to Bradley Manning since his detention.
Hay Festival 2011, Sunday 29 May 2011, 4pm
Hay 25 - The Way We Live Now 1In this first conversation about our big anniversary project, the panel discuss 3 of the 25 questions:What freedoms are you prepared to trade for security?If you became the leader of your country what would you fix first?We’re building a library of literature, music and cinema. Which one book, film and album would you contribute to it?
Hay Festival 2012, Saturday 2 June 2012, 7pm
Business Breakfast - The Future of BooksThe Waterstones, GQ and Nosy Crow masterminds realise the paper and digital future of books with the Googles' Head of Copyright Policy and the Telegraph’s Head of Books.
Hay Festival 2012, Sunday 3 June 2012, 9am
freespeechdebate.comThe distinguished author of The File and Facts Are Subversive introduces the ten founding principles of his new global Free Speech project and demonstrates its international reach with Google's Free Speech advisor.
Hay Festival 2012, Sunday 3 June 2012, 9.45pm
India / Pakistan / BangladeshWhat’s the state of Freedom of Expression on the subcontinent? How will technology affect it? And whose truths and languages can be heard?
Hay Festival 2012, Monday 4 June 2012, 8.30pm
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