Renowned journalist Matthew d’Ancona distinguishes post-truth from a long tradition of political lies, exaggeration and spin.
How can we effect real change in the world? Duncan Green brings together the best research from a range of academic disciplines and the evolving practical understanding of activists to explore the topic of social and political ...
How do we build a future that doesn’t leave humans behind? Erik Brynjolfsson provides an essential guide to the new digital economy, and how to thrive in it.
Cognitive scientist Hugo Mercier and his colleague Dan Sperber have made waves with the surprising results of years of research – that our power to reason has nothing to do with accuracy or truth-seeking.
Hear about what makes Bernadette happy, who inspires her, and what she's most curious about!
Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the RSA and Chair of the Government’s Review into Modern Employment Practices, proposes a new national goal of good work for all.
Pioneering lawyer and activist for women’s rights Catharine A. MacKinnon argues that seemingly minor interventions in the legal realm can have a butterfly effect that generates major social and cultural transformations.
Leading social philosopher and former political scientist Roman Krznaric offers a new roadmap for reinventing democratic politics in the twenty-first century.
Many democratic societies are experiencing a crisis of faith. What can we do to fix democracy, get our voices heard and create a better society? The answer, argues Alberto Alemanno, is to become citizen lobbyists.
And so the nation prepares to go to the polls, a mere two years and a month after the last general election. If the preliminary polling is accurate, Jeremy Corbyn will be leading Labour to its biggest defeat since 1935, and ...