27 Jun 2018

Ways to Change the World podcast: Ed Husain

When I present Channel 4 News, in-depth analysis and great journalism come together to explain the events of the day. But this new podcast wants to help you go much deeper and discuss answers, not just problems.

Each week, I’ll speak to one guest, at length, who will hopefully have some answers – without having to rely on a 30 second sound bite.

Our guest this week is former Islamic extremist turned anti-radicalisation think-tank founder Ed Husain.

He talks to me on the release of his new book House of Islam: A Global History. His faith in peace, unity and God sustains, informed by his own journey from young radical to progressive thinker. Drawing from his own experience and thousands of years of Islamic history, he argues that it is only through religion itself that extremism can be tackled.

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You can listen to, download and subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts here.

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The direct download is here.

So join us as we explore the big ideas changing the way we think, act and live  – with top politicians, exciting writers and leading academics – and how much impact we can really have as individuals.

A filmed version of each interview is available on our Channel 4 News YouTube channel – hit subscribe to keep updated on when a new episode is published.