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    Mind Change

    Neuroscientist and author Susan Greenfield spoke to Sean her new book and how digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains.

    Published by Faber.

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    Johnny Rotten

    Sex Pistols frontman Johnny Rotten spoke with Sean about family, the Sex Pistols, Public Image Ltd, education and his new autobiography.

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    Valerie Cox meets with Padraig Nally

    Farmer Padraig Nally told the Central Criminal Court sitting in Castlebar that he didn't deny that he shot traveller John Ward, he was afraid Ward was going to kill him. Valerie Cox, has been to Mayo to meet with Padraig Nally and Crona Esler, whose book about Padraig Nally 'Unless By Invitation' was published this week, join Sean in studio.

     

     

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    This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate

    Naomi Klein made headlines fourteen years ago with the publication of her first book No Logo, which as it subtitle declared took ‘aim at the brand bullies’ of our globalised world. In 2007 she followed this with The Shock Doctrine which had in its crosshairs the neoliberal free market proselytisers who were remaking the world in their own image. And now she’s back with This Changes Everything: Capitalism versus The Climate, a book which was described as a book about climate change for people who don’t read books about climate change.

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    Talking to Terrorists: How to End Armed Conflicts

    Between 1997 and 2007 Jonathan Powell was the chief British negotiator on Northern Ireland. Rather controversially he has gone public with the idea that Britain and her allies should talk to the Taliban, to Hamas and even to al-Qaeda… For while it may be distasteful, when it comes to terrorists and the chance to save lives, he maintains - like JFK - that ‘it’s never too early to try and never too late to talk’

    Jonathan Powell's latest book sets out his thesis on talking to terrorists. And appropriately enough it’s full title is Talking to Terrorists: How to End Armed Conflicts.

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    Roy Keane

    I/V with Roy Keane, Roddy Doyle, Ghost Writer and Eamon Dunphy, Journalist

     

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