How can we effect real change in the world? Duncan Green brings together the best research from a range of academic disciplines and the evolving practical understanding of activists to explore the topic of social and political change.
Pioneering lawyer and activist for women’s rights Catharine A. MacKinnon argues that seemingly minor interventions in the legal realm can have a butterfly effect that generates major social and cultural transformations.
Leading social philosopher and former political scientist Roman Krznaric offers a new roadmap for reinventing democratic politics in the twenty-first century.
Many democratic societies are experiencing a crisis of faith. What can we do to fix democracy, get our voices heard and create a better society? The answer, argues Alberto Alemanno, is to become citizen lobbyists.
Leading political economist Ann Pettifor explains how democracies can reclaim control over money production.
Renowned social psychologist Jonathan Haidt uses an optical illusion to demonstrate how our brains are influenced, and how most of us stick unswervingly to one of two persuasive stories about capitalism.
Our expert panel considers what a Trump presidency says about, and means for America and the world in the days, months and years to come.
Freedom is at the heart of our political and economic system. It is foundational to our sense of justice, our way of life, our conception of what it is to be human. But are we free in the way that we think we are? Raoul Martinez reflects on one of the most urgent questions of our time.
Mark Greif explores the philosophical and political arguments laid out in his essay ‘The Meaning of Life, Part II’, which touches on thoughts on a universal citizen’s income, poverty, property and ‘morally relevant inequality’.
Author and activist Ashton Applewhite examines the myths and prejudice around ageing and makes a call for an “all-age-friendly” world.
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