18 Dec 2019
Anand Giridharadas urges us to be sceptical of “win-win” approaches to social change that favour the interests of the global elite and do little to tackle the root causes of systemic injustice and inequality.
02 Jul 2018
Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett follow up their seminal work The Spirit Level with new insights into how inequality impacts us as individuals.
17 Aug 2016
Journalist and writer Lynsey Hanley explores why class is still so central to the experience of living in Britain today.
15 Aug 2016
Science journalist Helen Pearson reveals insights from the five birth cohort studies begun in 1940s Britain, that form the basis of how we understand inequality and health today.
30 Oct 2015
Robert Putnam explores the cultural and economic factors that are contributing to the persistence of inequality, and asks: what can be done to address the widening ‘opportunity gap’.
19 May 2015
David Graeber, anthropologist and leading figure in the Occupy movement, visits the RSA to consider what it would take to build a flourishing, sustainable and just future economy.
25 Sep 2014
Leading social geographer Danny Dorling unpacks the latest research into how the lives and ideas of the 1 percent impact the remaining 99%.
06 Mar 2014
Gregory Clark is professor of economics, University of California, Davis
20 Nov 2013
Douglas Alexander MP is UK Shadow Foreign Secretary.
24 Oct 2013
Peter Hennessy is one of the UK’s leading contemporary historians.
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