Isabel Hilton

Founder and and editor of, Hilton is a former editor-in-chief of and has reported from China, South Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East for the BBC, the Sunday Times, the Independent and the Guardian.

Founder and and editor of, Hilton is a former editor-in-chief of and has reported from China, South Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East for the BBC, the Sunday Times, the Independent and the Guardian.

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Isabel Hilton, Sue Bailey, David Healy, Jeremy Taylor

Are Doctors Bad For Us?

Medicine, trust, and power

Isabel Hilton, Rupert Sheldrake, David Berman, James Wilk

The Eureka Moment

Are mavericks the real innovators in science?

Myriam François, Rowan Pelling, Emma Sulkowicz, Isabel Hilton

Dreams of Equality

What does mainstream feminism promise?

Deirdre McCloskey, Jeremy Waldron, Yu Jie (Cherry), Isabel Hilton

Authority, Liberty and Wealth

Is 'The China Model' better than democracy?

Steve Fuller, Isabel Hilton, Richard Bentall, Simon Wessely

Mind, Madness, and Power

Is psychiatry dangerous?

Ann Pettifor, Isabel Hilton, Michael Howard, Robert Shiller

The Infinite Boom

Is it wrong for state budgets to focus on growth?

Angela Eagle, David Aaronovitch, Jon Lansman, Isabel Hilton

A New Socialism

Where will millenials take Marxism?

Jess Phillips, Tania Branigan, Jon Barnes, Rana Mitter, Isabel Hilton

Presidents, Policies and Power

Do we need strong leaders for good policies?

Christopher Hamilton, Isabel Hilton, Brendan O'Neill, Madawi Al-Rasheed

Enlightenment's Wake

Is the age of reason dead?

Isabel Hilton, Jesse Norman, Simon May, Richard Layard


Isabel Hilton, Joseph Nye, Rana Mitter, Stephen D. King

The Conflict to Come

America vs China

David Lammy, Isabel Hilton, Douglas Murray, Dylan Evans

Living Dangerously

Bonnie Greer, Robin Dunbar, David Aaronovitch, Simon Glendinning, Isabel Hilton

After Democracy

Isabel Hilton, Vincente Fox, Chris Bryant, John Ralston Saul

Drugs, Money, and Morality

The hypocrisy of the West

Alex Callinicos, Anatole Kaletsky, Isabel Hilton, Phillip Blond

The Big Bad Wolf

Should we aim to reduce corporate power?

Isabel Hilton, Julian Baggini, Jamie Whyte, Vivienne Shue

The Future of Thought

Is the sun setting on Western ideas?

Mark Littlewood, Grace Blakeley, Vince Cable, Isabel Hilton

The rise and fall of globalisation

Do we need to pursue localism?

Grace Blakeley, Isabel Hilton, Lisa Nandy, Joseph Stiglitz

Not so equal

Commitments to global equality

Isabel Hilton, Jon Sopel, Sarah Elliott, Jason Brennan

Land of the free

Post-Trump America

Anders Sandberg, Isabel Hilton, Natalie Bennett, Paul Morland

The Malthusian catastrophe

The perils of population

Polly Toynbee, Minna Salami, Peter Atkins, Isabel Hilton

Status and wonder

How vital is art to our lives and culture?

Isabel Hilton, Myriam François, Toby Young, Roger Bolton

Tolerance and outrage

Have we become an increasingly intolerant society?

Vince Cable, Isabel Hilton, Eka Ikpe, Stefan Dercon

The African dream

Is pan-Africanism the way forward?

Isabel Hilton, Chris Huhne, Mike Berners Lee, Lierre Keith

In search of a cleaner world

Is green energy even possible?

Isabel Hilton, Myriam François, Paul Dolan, Ella Whelan

Overcoming tribal division

Is our society too divisive?

Isabel Hilton, Anders Sandberg, Henry Marsh, Anna Kent

Living forever

Should we want to live forever?

Isabel Hilton, Thangam Debbonaire, Michael Bociurkiw, Shaun Bailey

A better tomorrow

Is the world getting better or worse?

Isabel Hilton, Guy Standing, Claire Ogley, Lola Young, David Livingstone Smith

The blame game

Inspiring change without pointing fingers

Fiona Hill, Isabel Hilton

The life and philosophy of Fiona Hill

The thorn in Trump's side

Isabel Hilton, Harriet Wistrich, Myriam François, David Livingstone Smith

Justice in jeopardy

Innocence and guilt in the modern world

George Ellis, Carlo Rovelli, Philip Goff, Isabel Hilton, Shami Chakrabarti

The necessity and danger of belief

Does faith undermine knowledge?

Isabel Hilton, Bim Afolami, Paul Mason, Claire Fox

Left, right and the future of politics

Are responses to Covid divided along party lines?

Rory Stewart, Michael Sandel, Grace Blakeley, Isabel Hilton

Stories to believe in

Is idealism central to politics?

Lowkey, Isabel Hilton, Julie Bindel, Peter Lilley

Privilege and freedom

The limits of free speech in education