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The RSA’s former Chief executive (2006 to 2021), Matthew Taylor, puts a range of experts and thinkers on the spot by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future.

The RSA’s former Chief executive (2006 to 2021), Matthew Taylor, puts a range of experts and thinkers on the spot by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future.

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United States

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The RSA’s former Chief executive (2006 to 2021), Matthew Taylor, puts a range of experts and thinkers on the spot by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future.

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@jshield

Language:

English

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+447913394279


Episodes

Can we keep up with rapid technological change?

10/19/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future. Azeem Azhar is an innovator, public intellectual and author of Exponential: How Accelerating Technology Is Leaving Us Behind and What to Do About It. A Tempo & Talker production...

Duration:00:34:07

How do you play the status game?

10/5/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future. Will Storr is the author of five books, including the novel The Hunger and The Howling of Killian Lone. His latest book is The Status Game. A Tempo & Talker production for the...

Duration:00:35:34

In defence of meritocracy

9/21/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future. Adrian Wooldridge is the political editor at The Economist and author of The Aristocracy of Talent. A Tempo & Talker production for the RSA. In this time of global change,...

Duration:00:37:55

Paul Mason on how to resist the far right

9/7/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future. Paul Mason is a journalist, broadcaster and activist. His latest book is How to Stop Fascism. A Tempo & Talker production for the RSA. In this time of global change, strong...

Duration:00:39:13

Lionel Shriver on ageing and dying with dignity

8/24/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future. Lionel Shriver is the author of seventeen novels including We Need To Talk About Kevin. Her latest is Should We Stay or Should We Go. A Tempo & Talker production for the...

Duration:00:31:42

What's it like to be young, black and British in the 21st century?

8/10/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future. Otegha Uwagba is a writer, speaker, and consultant. Author of three best-selling books, her latest is We Need to Talk About Money. A Tempo & Talker production for the RSA. In...

Duration:00:32:19

What the natural world can teach us about collaboration

7/27/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future. Nichola Raihani is a Professor of Evolution and Behaviour at UCL. Her latest book is The Social Instinct: How Cooperation Shaped the World. A Tempo & Talker production for the...

Duration:00:35:56

Sebastian Junger on Freedom

7/13/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future. Sebastian Junger is an author, journalist and documentary filmmaker. His latest book is Freedom. A Tempo & Talker production for the RSA. In this time of global change, strong...

Duration:00:31:17

What now for Narendra Modi's India?

6/29/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future. Debasish Roy Chowdhury is a journalist and co-author of To Kill A Democracy: India's Passage to Despotism. A Tempo & Talker production for the RSA. In this time of global...

Duration:00:36:42

The case for an optimistic future

6/22/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Ian Goldin is Professor of Globalisation and Development at the University of Oxford. His latest book is Rescue: From Global Crisis to a Better World A...

Duration:00:37:20

What governments should learn from putting astronauts on the moon

6/15/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Mariana Mazzucato is Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London where she is the founding director of the UCL...

Duration:00:42:01

What can anthropology teach us about the way we work?

6/8/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Gillian Tett is Editor-at-Large at the Financial Times and the author of Anthro-Vision: How Anthropology Can Explain Business and Life. A Tempo & Talker...

Duration:00:39:14

Is it time to rethink how we educate our children?

6/1/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Guy Claxton is emeritus professor of the learning sciences at the University of Winchester. His latest book is, 'The Future of Teaching, And the Myths...

Duration:00:34:21

Ece Temelkuran on the choices we make

5/25/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Ece Temelkuran is a Turkish journalist and author. Her latest book is called, 'Together: 10 Choices for a Better Now'. A Tempo & Talker production for...

Duration:00:33:46

Why we should all have a basic income

5/18/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Guy Standing is a Professorial Research Associate at SOAS University of London and a founding member and honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth...

Duration:00:35:38

Is there life after the growth imperative?

5/11/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Tim Jackson is an ecological economist and writer. Since 2016 he has been Director of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP)....

Duration:00:40:18

Is democracy doomed to fail us in the long term?

5/4/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Graham Smith is a Professor of Politics at the University of Westminster. His latest book is, 'Can Democracy Safeguard the Future?'. Claudia Chwalisz...

Duration:00:38:28

What can Spotify teach us about digital disruption?

4/27/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Will Page is the former chief economist of Spotify and PRS for Music. He's the author of Tarzan Economics: Eight Principles in Pivoting Through...

Duration:00:44:10

Inside the World of the Commodity Traders

4/20/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Jack Farchy and Javier Blas are the authors of The World For Sale. A Tempo & Talker production for the RSA. In this time of global change, strong...

Duration:00:38:50

Do we need to rediscover our animal selves?

4/13/2021
Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future. Melanie Challenger is the author of How to Be Animal: A New History of What it Means to Be Human. Will Self is a writer and broadcaster and the author of...

Duration:00:45:25