Gordon Brown on How to Save the World

Dan Snow’s History Hit | 13 June 2021 | 0h 28m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Gordon Brown about his book Seven Ways to Change the World. Discusses his time as prime minister; the power he wielded and the limitations of even the highest political office; the global issues that humanity needs to address; and his firm belief in the power of internationalism and the dangers of failing to work together.

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The Gospel of Wealth

The Documentary | 16 October 2019 | 0h 27m | Listen Later | iTunes
The world’s greatest philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, said billionaires should give all their wealth away. In his guidebook to philanthropy, The Gospel of Wealth, he challenged people who acquired great wealth to give it back to the community. He believed the most important cause to support was education. Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown asks why today’s billionaire philanthropists aren’t giving away more money and why education is no longer the top priority.

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