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New Thinking for a New World – a Tällberg Foundation Podcast

Aiming to provoke people to think — and therefore act — differently about the issues that are shaping our future, the Tällberg Foundation is sharing insights from distinguished leaders from different sectors and geographies as we explore the most pressing issues that are challenging and changing our societies.
 
 

Apr 30, 2020

Christiana Figueres—climate activist, one of the key architects of the Paris Climate Agreement and 2016 Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize winner—passionately believes that the pandemic offers a unique opportunity to focus on constructive climate action.  In this New Thinking for a New World podcast, she...


Apr 23, 2020

Democracy is under huge pressure everywhere, made worse by the global pandemic.  Too many governments in too many places are failing to deliver on the basic social contract with their citizens.  In this podcast, celebrated photographer and human rights activist Shahidul Alam of Bangladesh discusses these issues from the...


Apr 16, 2020

Democracy and democratic institutions were under severe pressure well before the novel Coronavirus appeared. Could the added burden of the pandemic break the back of democracy as we have known it? How worried should we be by governments proclaiming wartime powers and instituting new kinds of location and information...


Apr 9, 2020

Anne Goldfeld, 2019 Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize winner, is a clinician and a medical doctor with long experience—in the lab and on the front lines of care—with epidemics. Together with Alan Stoga, the Tällberg Foundation’s chairman, she discusses what we know about Covid19 and what we still need to...


Apr 2, 2020

Rafael Yuste, a professor of biological sciences at Columbia University and a 2018 Tällberg Eliasson Global Leader speaks with Alan Stoga, the Tällberg Foundation’s chairman about recent and prospective progress in neuroscience.  Could our evolving understanding of the human brain lead to a new Renaissance?  What...