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Join us for this preview screening of Channel 4’s Unreported World: Syria’s Invisible Refugees, followed by a discussion with reporter Giles Duley and Aleema Shivji, director of Handicap International UK. 8th Oct 2014 6:30pm
Renowned public thinker Cass Sunstein defends his groundbreaking nudge theory. When the state seeks to influence our choices in “our best interests” is this liberty-infringing meddling, or simply good government? 14th Oct 2014 1:00pm
Laurie Fitzjohn FRSA says: Laurie Fitzjohn FRSA argues that three years after the phone hacking scandal erupted, the problem at the heart of the matter– that a mere five families control 80% of the national newspapers we read – has been ignored. He suggests a new approach.
John Leventhall FRSA says: John Leventhall FRSA asks whether the newfound community spirit, highlighted in the RSA report 'Shopping for Shared Value', is a sign of supermarkets’ enlightened self-interest to enhancing future profits and whether such approaches can benefit local businesses in the community.
How to join the MOOC education revolution: a new free way to learn/create together with other RSA FellowsMatthew Mezey says: “The collaborative learning process took our Fellows to places where they delighted in connecting with people of diverse experience and expertise, sparked new ways of thinking about topics and gained the sorts of insights that led to genuine revelations” - Peter Clitheroe FRSA (RSA East of England regional team) The emergence of MOOCs (‘Massive […]
Adam Lent says: The Scottish vote shows it is an uphill struggle to persuade voters to opt for change. Eurosceptics should be wary.
Organisations made up of people with different skills are more creative when bound by a shared cause. By Charles Leadbeater
Governments, business and our institutions need to make the most of the technologies and methods that are transforming our economy. By Adam Lent
The return to business as usual since the financial crisis can be traced to the complex way the British state was formed. By David Marquand
The government’s announcement on collective pensions was down to advocacy by the RSA. By David Pitt-Watson and Dr Harinder Mann
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