Podcasts from the RSA that illuminate, inspire and provoke. Interviews and discussion programmes exploring contemporary social challenges.
Polarised: Good Economics for Hard Times
With Nobel prize-winning economist Esther Duflo.
Polarised: Do you understand public opinion as well as you think you do?
With director of the Pew Research Center, Michael Dimock; and director of the KCL Policy Institute, Bobby Duffy.
Polarised: The Week Politics Jumped the Shark
The RSA's Matthew Taylor and the author of 'Born Liars' and 'Curious', Ian Leslie, look back on the week in which BBC Parliament had more plot twists than Line of Duty.
Polarised: Hope vs Fear, Live from Wilderness Festival
With John Harris from The Guardian.
Polarised: The Four Deadly Sins of Modern Politics
Ian Leslie and Matthew Taylor test out a new theory about the paths to polarisation.
Polarised: Utopia and Reality
With former economic policy adviser to the shadow chancellor, James Meadway, and Professor Gregory Claeys.
Measured, insightful discussions on really interesting topics - well worth a listen.
Good guests, interesting topics
Looks at topical issues in politics with some good guests (usually well known academics).
Smart, provocative, enriching.
This is a fantastic podcast that does an excellent job of probing the most important trends in our society and economy - complete with excellent expert analysis and discussion, deep insight and truly inspirational stories.