Matthew Taylor talks to David Willetts about his book ‘The Pinch’ (2010), how the welfare of our children could be a political message with universal appeal.
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Matthew Taylor talks to Kate Pickett - co-author of ‘The Spirit Level’ (2009) – about why despite winning the argument that inequality is bad for everyone action to remedy it is still thin on the ground.
Are governments running on an out of date operating system? Matthew Taylor talks to Geoff Mulgan about his book ‘Connexity’ (1997).
Matthew Taylor talks to Tim Jackson about his recently updated ‘Prosperity without Growth’ (2008). Revisiting the big dilemma in sustainability and what’s required to get to an economy of tomorrow.
Duncan Green, one of the world's leading experts on international development, visits the RSA to offer the latest thinking on what really works to achieve social and political change.
Cognitive scientist Hugo Mercier presents the radical theory of human reason that has everyone talking.
The Spectator’s Katy Balls, New Statesman’s Julia Rampen and ex-adviser to Paddy Ashdown Miranda Green discuss the snap general election and its effect on the nation.
Entrepreneur and sharing economy expert Alex Stephany joins James McClure, Airbnb and Brhmie Balaram, author of Fair Share, to investigate the next evolution of the city.
Pioneering lawyer and activist Catharine A. MacKinnon shows how principled engagement with the law can produce a butterfly effect that generates major social transformation.
How do we fix democracy and get our voices heard? If we really want to make change happen, what more can we do than ‘like’, follow or march? With professor of law and co-founder of The Good Lobby Alberto Alemanno.