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Britain's new Giants

Britain's new Giants

"Our vision is of a society where citizens, businesses & governments work together to tackle inequalities of income & wealth, of health & wellbeing, & of place & power: a new social settlement that reconciles welfare with opportunity & social action."

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Ed Cox

Director of Public Services and Communities

Tackling Beveridge’s ‘5 giants’ defined the British welfare state. The RSA & RSA Fellows have defined 'Britain’s New Giants': Inequality, Disempowerment, Isolation, Intolerance, & Climate Change. Ed Cox explores how the modern state can solve these problems. [long-read]

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2018: The Year in Review


Thursday 6th December 2018

Great Room Auditorium, RSA House

As 2018 draws to a close, our panel of expert commentators, Bidisha, Hugo Rifkind, Catherine Mayer and Matthew Taylor, reflect on the political and cultural moments that have defined a tempestuous year.

The Discomfort Zone


Tuesday 11th December 2018 at 13:00

Great Room Auditorium, RSA House

Award-winning editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, Farrah Storr explains how discomfort – the very thing modern culture teaches us to shirk from – can, in fact, lead us to personal and collective greatness.

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