In this issue:
Exploring some of the darker issues of life, Dr Kathryn Taylor argues that in order to understand cruelty, we need to do more to examine its nature, while Jake Arnott examines how our perceptions of crime are shaped by fiction. Staunton Peele questions the tendency to medicalise addiction, while Susie Orbach warns that our mental wellbeing is not as linked to individual attachment as we think. Other pieces include: Adam Lent on our modern understanding of freedom and Paul Gregg on the financial crisis and unemployment.
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.