Mehdi Hasan, host of "Upfront" | Al Jazeera English
S1 E14: Did Africa's First Female President do Enough for Liberia?

Did Africa's First Female President Do Enough for Liberia?

This week's episode features Liberia's former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf discussing her 12 years in power and the accusations of nepotism and corruption against her.

In the Arena segment, we debate the controversial decision to rerun Istanbul's mayoral election with senior AK Party member Harun Armagan and Cato Institute fellow Mustafa Akyol.

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2019-06-09T00:00:00-07:00

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Steven Pinker: Is the World Actually Getting Better?

In this week's UpFront, Hassan challenges author and Harvard professor Steven Pinker on his new book, "Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress," in which he argues that data shows the world is becoming a better place.

And in the Arena, journalist Afua Hirsch and Claire Fox, author and director of the U.K.-based think-tank the Academy of Ideas, discuss racism in the United Kingdom, and the kind of conversations needed to address it. 

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