Julian Astle, Daisy Christodoulou, Peter Hyman and David Laws consider how to reform education so that it prepares young people not just to write a good exam, but to live a good life.
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Mustafa Suleyman, co-founder and Head of Applied AI at DeepMind, considers what tech companies have got wrong, how to fix it, and how to ensure they contribute to greater economic and social justice.
Professor David Harvey, the world’s leading expert on Marx, visits the RSA to outline the much-debated economist’s continuing relevance in 21st century economics and society.
On the 75th anniversary of Beveridge’s transformative ‘five giants’ report, a panel of experts gather to review how far we’ve come, and have still to go.
Award-winning author and public intellectual, Elif Shafak discusses populism, liberal values, and the provisional nature of democracy in the West
Matthew Engelke argues that anthropology is essential to understanding the world today, and our most urgent debates around identity, cultural values and power.
The launch of the RSA's two year independent inquiry into the future of UK food, farming and countryside.
Influential political thinker Richard Reeves argues that the ‘opportunity-hoarding’ US upper middle classes are making it much harder for everyone else to climb the economic ladder.
Former Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Michael Ignatieff asks whether or not the principle of human rights is becoming a global ethic, or the preserve of a liberal economic elite.
Terrorism expert Julia Ebner argues that far right and Islamist extremist narratives are mutually supportive, and are escalating the global terror threat.