In this issue:
What are the new policy debates we need to have and what is no longer working? John Kay believes universal descriptions of the world led economists to repeating mistakes. Professor Nikolas Rose says we need be careful about the potential for brain studies to shape policy, while Will Davies suggests a more realistic view of big data solutions. Alexander Stephenson wants to talk about lust and policy, while Rachel O’Brien argues for a more social approach to justice services. Other pieces include: Walter Isaacson pays tribute to Benjamin Franklin.
In the final issue of the Journal for 2023, you will discover the practical experiences of a set of inspirational leaders from right around the world, as they have used arts and culture to reshape lives and communities – from football to frescos, artisans to artificial intelligence.
In the third issue of 2023, the RSA Journal devotes itself to discussing the issues, challenges and opportunities presented – and the radical activism needed – if this environmental regeneration is to be successful.