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Mary Ann Sieghart hosts

Journalist, radio presenter and former assistant editor of The Times, also chair of the Social Market Foundation, an independent think tank.

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Socialist Dreams


From Stalin's gulags to weak growth in planned economies to the fall of the Berlin Wall, socialism has a chequered history. Is it a mistake to imagine that equality can be engineered through socialist planning? Should we be sceptical of those wrapped in fine ideals or is there a form of socialism that can deliver on the dream?
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Speakers: Angela Eagle, Anna Soubry, David Goodhart
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Speakers: George Galloway, Mark Leonard
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Speakers: Anatole Kaletsky, Liz Truss, Leo Panitch
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Speakers: Diane Abbott, Philip Collins, Guy Standing
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Speakers: Nic Cheeseman, Natalie Bennett, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
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Drugs and Western imperialism

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