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In this except from the event, Why Philosophy Won't Go Away, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein brings a fresh perspective to our contemporary dilemmas by allowing us to eavesdrop on Plato as he takes on the modern world.
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Winners Take All | Anand Giridharadas
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.
The Tyranny of Merit | Michael Sandel
In this powerful new RSA Minimate, Michael Sandel confronts our age of stalling social mobility and entrenched inequality, and asks: what will it take to meet one of the biggest political challenges of our time?
Elif Shafak on Why We Need Global Solidarity More Than Ever
Award-winning novelist, public intellectual and political commentator Elif Shafak offers cautionary advice about the provisional nature of democracy in the west and the rise of populism – and how close we are to slipping back at any point.
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