In the 1970s, radical scientists thought they could change the world – if they could change science first. As told to Alice Bell.
Written by Alice Bell. Read by Nick Dent. Produced by Barry J Gibb.
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In Canada, wheelchair basketball brings people together regardless of their abilities. Lesley Evans Ogden asks whether this kind of integration could help dispel stigma, discrimination and misconceptions about disability more widely.
Written by Lesley Evans Ogden, read by Kirsten Irving, audio editing by Jen Whyntie.
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The rest of the world can learn from Puerto Rican communities rallying together to recover from a natural disaster fuelled by climate change.
Written by Jane Palmer. Read by Michael Regnier. Produced by Graihagh Jackson.
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Written by Rebecca Guenard
Read by Rebecca McIntosh
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