YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN is a leading commentator on race, multiculturalism and human rights, writing for the Independent and Guardian and appearing regularly on TV and radio. She has won many journalism awards, including the Orwell Prize in 2002. She is also the author of No Place Like Home (1995) and the IPPR report True Colours, on public attitudes to multiculturalism.
A robust debate about capitalism and aspiration in the wake of global financial collapse. Channel 4's Economics Editor Paul Mason and The Independent's Yasmin Alibhai-Brown argue that America's cultural and economic dominance is over. Justin Webb, BBC Radio 4 presenter and former BBC North America editor, and Sarah Churchwell, Professor of American Literature, contend that the dream is still alive. Chaired by Channel 4's Jon Snow.
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