Mary Ann Sieghart

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

Former Times leader writer and co-presenter of Start The Week, Mary Ann Sieghart has contributed to many television and radio shows, and is Chair of the Social Market Foundation, a non-party-political think tank.

Former Times leader writer and co-presenter of Start The Week, Mary Ann Sieghart has contributed to many television and radio shows, and is Chair of the Social Market Foundation, a non-party-political think tank.

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Diane Abbott, Philip Collins, Guy Standing, Mary Ann Sieghart

Dreams To Believe In

Can political imagination bring about good change?

Mary Ann Sieghart, Nic Cheeseman, Natalie Bennett, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Demons of Democracy

Are there any better alternatives to democracy?

Hilary Lawson, Mary Ann Sieghart, Kevin Sabet, Mike Trace

Morality, Hypocrisy and Health

Drugs and Western imperialism

Mary Ann Sieghart, Jess Phillips, Nick Robinson, David Goodhart

Media, responsibility and a good story

The ethics of coronavirus coverage

Myriam Fran├žois, Kehinde Andrews, Raymond Tallis, Mary Ann Sieghart

Values of the West

Do we need a new set of ideals?

Mary Ann Sieghart, Bhavna Dave, Malcolm Rifkind, Fiona Hill

New powers and fading forces

Is Western hegemony over?

Mary Ann Sieghart, Polly Vernon, Stefan Simanowitz, Will Storr

The fantasy of fame

Is our focus on fame destroying culture?

Mary Ann Sieghart, Peter Tatchell, Harriet Wistrich, Emma Bryson

Beyond reasonable doubt

Should we lower the burden of proof for sex crimes?

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Robert Plomin, Mary Ann Sieghart, Matt Ridley

How we became who we are

Politics in the nature vs nurture debate

Ben Burgis, Thangam Debbonaire, Mary Ann Sieghart, Nemone Metaxas

Society 2.0

Do we unfairly privilege the unelected?

Mary Ann Sieghart, Guy Standing, Izabella Kaminska, Jamie Whyte, Stephen King

Is capitalism broken?

Can, and should, it be saved?

Mary Ann Sieghart, Julian Baggini, Matthew Taylor, Claire Fox

Power to the people

The future of democracy