There is no doubt that Britain is in the middle of an identity crisis.
From a long history of colonialism and, the default British political leadership today still favours military adventurism over introspection and acceptance.
So is it helpful to face and reconcile the past when trying to find a new direction in an increasingly competitive, multipolar world?
Host Ross Ashcroft is joined by Art Historian and Museum Educator, Alice Procter and Historian, Gerard McNamara.
What can we learn from the rise and fall of empires throughout history?
Former CIA Officer, Jeffrey Sterling who was sentenced to 42 months in a US prison, tells his story to host, Ross Ashcroft.
As climate breakdown begins to bite, how will it reshape our societies, economics and politics?