What will the next decade bring? Bryan Appleyard asks leading philosophers, politicians, professors and thinkers.

The 1920s were the Roaring Twenties. The First World War was over, economies were growing and, across Europe and America,


Migration, extremism and nukes

Stop shouting, start listening, be generous


The curse of hyperconnectivity

Old tech survives; the new is replaced by the newera

Will identity politics trump free speech?

Robots will build solar energy collectors in space

The 2020s have dazzling potential

Cell science will make new plants...

... and genetic therapies will combat disease

We face a moral emergency over climate change

US partners may seek new alliances

Feminism versus the backlash

How do we shift from a culture of 'I' to one of 'we'?

It's not implausible that we move to fascism