Summer 2008

Features

Building an ethical future

Building an ethical future

Do we need a robust ethical context for professionals working for a more sustainable world?

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Whatâs wrong with consumerism?

So, what’s wrong with consumerism?

Professor Daniel Miller argues that our western view of consumerism oversimplifies its relationship with climate change.

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End of the line?

End of the line?

The UK government needs to accept that compulsory pension saving is the only answer, according to Liam Halligan.

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Power and hypocrisy

Power and hypocrisy in US politics

There are parallels between the recent race for the Democrat nomination and the acrimonious presidential campaign of 1800, says David Runciman.

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Poetry in motion

Poetry in motion

Patrick Neate talks about hip hop's influence on social groups across the globe, its potential for positive change in certain deprived areas and the imaginative power of hip hop devotees.

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How to save modern democracy

How to save modern democracy

Declining voter turnout will only be reversed by making our political institutions more inclusive, says historian Paul Ginsborg.

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Brain Power

Brain Power

How do we cope with the complexity of the modern world and foster local and global solidarity in the face of diversity and individualism?

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In conversation

In Conversation: women and entrepreneurship

Exploring attitudes to women and entrepreneurship, particularly within new technology businesses.

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Journal Extra

Steven Pinker

Changing Minds

Professor Steven Pinker talks to Jonathan Carr-West about evolutionary psychology and cognition.

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News

News

News in brief

Staff moving on…

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Offender learning and skills

Stakeholders debate offender learning and skills

The RSA is working with a diverse range of stakeholders to examine the key themes in offender learning and skills.

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A circle of people

Design Directions showcase solutions online

The UK’s leading student competition for social design, the RSA’s Design Directions, is exhibiting its winning entries online.

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Children in a classroom

Opening Minds conference gets educators talking

An audience of leading educators, teachers and principals attended a recent conference to explore further ways of developing the Opening Minds initiative.

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News

RSA Vision sets a new standard

RSA Vision offers a rich and widely accessible public resource to those seeking deeper engagement with current social, cultural and political issues.

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