Amanpour: Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Richard Haass and Anya Hindmarch


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Helle Thorning-Schmidt, co-chair of the Facebook oversight board, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the threat disinformation and conspiracy theories pose when gone unchecked. Thorning-Schmidt says that, over time, the board could challenge Facebook's community standards and impact its ads and its algorithm. Nikole Hannah-Jones won a Pulitzer Prize for The 1619 Project in the New York Times; a project that attempts to re-examine the legacy of slavery in the United States. She explains how journalist and civil rights leader Ida N. Wells became her source of inspiration and why today COVID-19 disproportionately affects African Americans. Our Walter Isaacson speaks to Richard Haass, author of "The World: A Brief Introduction," about why we as a world need to abandon rivalry and embrace cooperation if we are to solve not only the current pandemic but future crises such as climate change and terrorism. He reflects of the challenges of modern globalization and the tensions between the U.S. and China. And finally – Anya Hindmarch handbag and accessories Designer has turned her talents to help the NHS. She describes her “holdster” design for frontline health workers so they can carry personal items whilst saving lives.

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