Many modern protest movements claim inspiration from the great movements of the past - specifically those led by Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela. But they consistently fail to learn the lessons of those historical successes.
One side on the climate change debate thinks that the science is completely on its side. The other side thinks that it's faked, or misrepresented. Neither side is following the evidence and then forming its opinion, because that's not how our brains work!
More and more the environmental movement is using children - sometimes as young as 6 years old - to voice its messages and front its campaigns. Is this a powerful device, likely to win over sceptics and waverers? Or it is exploitative and counterproductive? We discuss.
According to a new report, Americans expect companies to take stands on issues. But does that go all the way to wading into contentious party-political issues, and identifying with one side or other of a polarised country?
Recently the EAT Lancet report suggested that there is an ideal diet for 10 billion people on the planet by 2050, and it's one with minuscule amounts of meat, and way more of everything else. With the challenges of climate change, how we sustainably feed ourselves is a huge question.
At the recent UN summit, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg said that grown-ups had messed up the world. In this video, I try to give a different perspective - one that goes to common ground, rather than turning important issues into "us versus them".
A new campaign movement, calling itself the 'extinction rebellion', is carrying out acts of civil disobedience in a number of UK cities this weekend.
Professor Jordan B Peterson has become an internet phenomenon, with sharply observed criticisms of identity politics, and a wealth of solid advice for people - particularly young men - aiming to find their way in the world.