Past Events and Screenings
In Solidarity- The Migration Blanket is a collaborative artwork created during COVID-19 by Refugee and Asylum Seeker girls and women around the world and international artist and Human Rights Activist , Salma Zulfiqar. As we approach the the International Migrants Day (18th Dec), the work shines a light on the need for compassion, tolerance and acceptance […]
Populism can range from persuasive politics to a dangerous agenda that creates internal and external conflict, negates climate change and rejects human rights. We have been experiencing a swell, that could become irreversible if left unchecked. Our panel discusses how we handle this global rise of populism. with Jon Lee Anderson American biographer, author, investigative reporter, […]
We are excited to host a panel discussion on Monday, 23rd November in collaboration with Al Jazeera’s media critique programme The Listening Post, following the launch of their new documentary ‘Battle for the BBC’. Set against the backdrop of the Johnson government’s threats and manoeuvres, ‘Battle for the BBC’ zeroes in on a tension that […]
Panel Discussion Thursday 19th November, at 7pm GMT, will see the next in our series of environmental events- organised and curated by us at Clear Public Space in conjunction with the renowned Frontline Club #environmentalfrontline. You can watch a short synopsis video of our last debate in which the EU Commission’s Professor Helmut Maurer, […]
ONLINE Screenings Take 2 steps Ticket purchase will give you access (48hrs) to watch the film online, at ‘modern films’ The Q&A with Director Zeina Durra on Monday the 16th November 19:00 is free by registration here: FREE Q&A A film by Zeina Durra | English, Arabic Drama | 85min Cast: Andrea Riseborough, Karim Saleh When […]
#blacklivesmatter The Frontline Club invites a conversation between leading Black journalists and commentators to ask; what are the consequences of reporting the world predominantly through a white gaze?
“New documentary about the great Texas columnist, sends an urgent message from the Bush years to a nation under Trump with sharp humour” — Guardian”New documentary about the great Texas columnist, sends an urgent message from the Bush years to a nation under Trump with sharp humour” — Guardian
“On All Fronts takes the reader on a riveting journey of storytelling. . . From Russia to China to Syria, [she] navigate[s] the most intense of human experiences while finding the tools to stay emotional.”–Lynsey Addario, author of It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War
Pandemic Plastic A Burning Issue. By burning, are we burning our future? Burning plastics is a primary source of Green House Gases. The plastic pollution crisis that overwhelms our oceans is also a significant threat to the Earth’s climate. At current levels, greenhouse gas emissions from the plastic lifecycle hinder the ability of the world community […]
Whatever the scandal, whoever the crook, as long as there’s money involved, there’s always a British angle. Britain is where kleptocrats love to put their money, where they come to manage their reputations, and to arrange their affairs. A succession of governments has failed to take this seriously enough, focussing instead on the need to […]
The Freelancer Perspective: This week, a discussion with leading freelance journalists about the challenges they face covering world events.
Foreign correspondents discuss world news and their profession. Moderated by Frank Langfitt, NPR
In this latest “Kleptoscope, journalist Oliver Bullough is joined by some of the world’s leading experts in the politics and mechanics of corruption, to discuss how the twin threats of Trump and COVID-19 are undermining years of progress, and what we can do about it.
Prime minister, Fayez al-Serraj joins forces with the militias and back by Turkey advances to regain Tripoli airport & the lucrative oil reserves. Russian backed, General Haftar’s and his self styled ‘Libyan National Army’ are pushed back however holding the east. Further foreign armies have flocked to the conflict ridden country drawn by the promise brought by Africa’s largest oil reserves and over 1,700km of Mediterranean coastline. What happens next as the country faces a dangerous deadlock promoted by external forces. Our panel discuss conflict, Covid and the rest.
The internet or information age is not keeping everyone informed, as once thought it would, in fact is dangerously contributing to information inequality, misinformation, polarisation and ultimately much noise. This has made audiences anxious and mistrusting, causing many to be confused and ultimately disengage. A future model needs to be built on fact checking and trust, with clear procedures to ensure news is not tampered with in any way. This new reporting method, will need be safeguarded by law to allow us to keep everyone informed in an age beyond the traditional broadcasting models. Join us as we discuss the ‘future of news’
The Pentagon says ISIS fighters in Syria and Iraq number between 14,000 and 18,000, up from 10,000 at the birth of the Caliphate in summer 2014. It still carries out 60 attacks a month in Iraq alone and is active in the Sahel, the Philippines and Afghanistan. And the US believes the group can access a war chest of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Join Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, ex Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling and award winning financial columnist Stephanie Flanders to discuss the how the world comes back from the stupendous coronavirus pandemic public debt, how the world order will change and who the winners and losers are likely to be.
In more than a dozen countries technology is already used to track and trace the infection, but how is it used as a state-controlled surveillance tool?
Climate change is the defining issue of our time – we know, beyond reasonable doubt, what that science now tells us. Just as climate change is accelerating, so too must we – summoning up a greater sense of urgency, courage and shared endeavour than humankind has ever seen before.
China’s usually bullish economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020, a clear indication of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Depressed demand from abroad is likely to impact the economy further. With Covid-19 resulting in less global trade and a reduced appetite for international collaboration what might be the impacts be on China?