In this issue:
Ryan Avent on automation, Alain de Botton on capitalism and R Douglas Fields explains how rage overrides reason.
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Basic Income should be seen as a democratic right
We should consider basic income a democratic right rather than a solution to unemployment
The role of failure in success
Society is preoccupied with success, but we should learn to see the value in failure too.
Financial capability and the power to create
Providing a financial safety net and improving financial capability enhances our power to create.
‘Old-fashioned boredom’ is going out of style
Rainy days with nothing to do are becoming a thing of the past thanks to technology, but maybe boredom wasn’t so bad after all.
We focus on economic insecurity and it's financial and psychological consequences on individuals and society. This issue includes interview with Nobel Prize winning economist Esther Duflo.
In this RSA Journal Issue we take a close look at institutions and whether they are fit for purpose. At a time when society is experiencing unprecedented levels of distrust and polarisation, we investigate why institutions must adapt or undergo complete transformation, in order to survive.