Explorations of power and polarities.
The relationship between Donald Trump and Russia is a bigger political scandal than Watergate, says the former Moscow Bureau Chief for the Guardian.
The violent far-right protest at Charlottesville, Virginia, in August, demonstrated that the 'geeky' online subculture of the political right has fallen away and what remains is militant, isolated and more serious, says Irish writer Angela Nagle.
Politics used to be divided between left and right, but now people are split along different lines, according to UK writer David Goodhart.
A discussion of New Zealand's international alliances, chaired by Leonie Hayden and featuring author and investigative journalist Nicky Hager, journalist Maiki Sherman, and social commentator and law professor Jane Kelsey.
Next time you have a strong reaction to someone else's opinion, take five minutes before going into refutation mode, says Alan Jacobs, author of How to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds.
Chaired by Noelle McCarthy and featuring writer and broadcaster Ali Ikram, researcher and Māori spokesperson for the Migrants and Refugee Rights Campaign Dr Arama Rata, filmmaker Roseanne Liang and Massey University’s Professor Paul Spoonley.