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Better Angels with Sarah Brown

Global campaigner and author Sarah Brown chats with people who've had a positive influence on the world around them, and unearths the lessons to help us do the same. Find out how to develop the better angel inside yourself. Featuring stories from globally renowned campaigners, Nobel Prize winners, celebrities, politicians and remarkable young people, Better Angels with Sarah Brown champions the activist spirit.
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Global campaigner and author Sarah Brown chats with people who've had a positive influence on the world around them, and unearths the lessons to help us do the same. Find out how to develop the better angel inside yourself. Featuring stories from globally renowned campaigners, Nobel Prize winners, celebrities, politicians and remarkable young people, Better Angels with Sarah Brown champions the activist spirit. 

 

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Executive Producers: Ben Hewitt & Lolita Laguna

Music: Pete Lyons

Photo: Brian Aris

Studio: People's Postcode Lottery studio in Edinburgh

Sep 26, 2017

Sarah Brown talks to Lord Michael Cashman CBE, Peter Tatchell and Julian Clary.

There can be no talk of activism without acknowledgement and admiration of the LGBT movement and its many heroes. 50 years on from the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK this episode explores what can be learnt from the struggles, determination and strategies of LGBT campaigns in the UK where many calls for changes have been achieved, from rights to pensions to spousal protection, despite constant stigma and discrimination.

This episode is packed full of lessons and ideas for activists who imagine a better world and want to do something about it.

Sep 19, 2017

The Better Angels podcast with Sarah Brown will help you to transform your voice into meaningful action. 

Featuring stories from globally renowned activists, campaigners, comedians, youth and world leaders,, Better Angels with Sarah Brown champions the activist spirit.

This is not your average listen. You won’t want to miss it” Elle Magazine.

The theme of her show could hardly be more relevant at the moment.” New Statesman

Sep 18, 2017

Sarah Brown talks to American activists and campaigners Jamira Burley, Michael Gibbons and Michael Silberman.

The USA has a distinguished history of extraordinary campaigns for change, including the anti-war demonstrations, civil rights movements and LGBTI rights campaigns, women's and black power movements right up to the present day. The women's march and Black Lives Matter movement have sent powerful messages to the highest levels and show clearly how much more we have learn and to do. This episode explores Campaigning – USA style with interviews with youth activist Jamira Burley, veteran rights and education campaigner Michael Gibbons and Mobilisation Lab founder Michael Silberman. There they discuss with Sarah Brown how strategy innovation, skill-sharing, and thought leadership are moulding the entire social change field today.

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