Professor Carole Pateman is one of the leading scholars in democratic theory. Her groundbreaking work on participatory democracy and feminist theory has a lasting impact on the scholarship of democracy. In her seminal books Participation and Democratic Theory (1970) and The Sexual Contract (1988) Carole Pateman addresses some of the most pressing challenges of our time. In conversation with Professor Graham Smith, Carole Pateman will reflect on her lifework. How do current events impact challenges of participatory democracy and feminism? And how can basic income promote these causes?