23 Nov 2017
How is money created? How much of it is real? Follow three citizens on their journey debating and questioning economists, Bank of England officials and business on crucial social and economic issues in their lives.
06 Nov 2017
Four giant tech monopolies have quickly become the most powerful gatekeepers of knowledge the world has ever known. But at what cost? Influential liberal journalist Franklin Foer investigates.
02 Oct 2017
Robert Peston, who broke the story of Northern Rock, reflects back on fast-moving events of the time, and the role of the key factors, from politicians, to bankers, to regulators.
25 Sep 2017
In this fascinating insight, Alistair Darling, Chancellor of the Exchequer during this time, recalls a phonecall with the chairman of RBS which sent a shiver down his spine...
07 Aug 2017
On the 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU – arguably one of the most unexpected and momentous decisions ever taken by the electorate. One year on, and the situation is still uncertain.
13 Jul 2017
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.
22 Jun 2017
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.
18 May 2017
The traditional liberal democracies of the West are in decline, and divisive populist sentiment is on the rise. Bill Emmott explains that we have seen this phenomenon in Japan, France and Italy and now within all of Europe and America.
11 Apr 2017
David Goodhart argues that a populist politics of culture and identity has successfully challenged the traditional politics of Left and Right.
04 Apr 2017
Hear about what Rutger Bregman is currently reading, who inspires him, and how success is often down to having a boring private life!
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