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Elections, Fatalism, and Twitter Storms

5/31/2019
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With Marie Le Conte and Paul Mason.

Duration:00:44:11

Extinction Rebellion: what next?

5/18/2019
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With Claire Farrell from Extinction Rebellion and Dr Alice Bell from 10:10 Climate Action.

Duration:00:47:05

Polarised: Religion

5/3/2019
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Is religion still shaping our politics? And has its decline led to a wider search for meaning in public life? With Elizabeth Oldfield from think tank Theos.

Duration:00:37:56

Polarised: How Change Happens

4/20/2019
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Three of the world's leading thinkers give their take on how big political and societal change happens. With Doris Kearns Goodwin, Cass Sunstein & Roberto Unger.

Duration:00:37:58

Polarised: Capitalism and Conservatism, with Iain Dale and Jacob Field

4/5/2019
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Where does the politics of conservatism – and its relationship with capitalism – go next? With Iain Dale and Jacob Field.

Duration:00:54:52

Polarised: Denialism, with Caroline Lucas MP & Keith Kahn-Harris

3/21/2019
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From climate change to vaccines, what drives people to reject reality and construct their own truth?

Duration:00:41:19

Polarised: Is the centre ground dead?

3/12/2019
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Is the centre ground of British politics really dead, or could it make a comeback? And what does the ‘centre’ even mean these days? With political sociologist Paula Surridge.

Duration:00:35:43

Polarised: Responsible Parties

2/24/2019
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Has the opening up of political parties been a vital force for change, or bad for democracy as a whole? With Yale professor Ian Shapiro, and two of the founders of Brand New Congress and the Justice Democrats, Isra Allison and Nasim Thompson.

Duration:00:33:30

Polarised: Talking to the Enemy, with Michael Sandel & Maria Exner

2/13/2019
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If we want to understand the other side – to bridge divides, or even persuade people we disagree with to think differently – what’s the best way to do that?

Duration:00:38:18

Polarised: Could a citizens' jury help break the Brexit deadlock?

1/17/2019
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Matthew Taylor sets out the case for citizens' juries. With James Fishkin and David Runciman.

Duration:00:30:45

Polarised: Francis Fukuyama on Identity

12/24/2018
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The author of 'The End of History' gives his take on the rise of identity politics.

Duration:00:36:31

Polarised: The psychology of tribalism, with Jonathan Haidt

12/6/2018
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Is tribalism an indelible part of human nature? And if it is, can we overcome it?

Duration:00:33:42

Polarised: Stories, Myths and Belonging

11/21/2018
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We review a turbulent week in UK politics, plus a new 'theory of everything'.

Duration:00:31:36

Polarised: Is democracy failing?

11/1/2018
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Is democracy under attack? How worried should we be? With Niheer Dasandi and Eliane Glaser.

Duration:00:27:44

Polarised: Nervous States

10/18/2018
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Have feelings taken over the world? With author of 'Nervous States', William Davies.

Duration:00:35:02

Polarised: Anger

8/24/2018
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Anger is all the rage in our politics, but is anger itself the problem? With Claire Fox.

Duration:00:30:24

Polarised: The Media and Echo Chambers

7/25/2018
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Is it really true that we all live in our own echo chambers? Fake news and the filter bubble, post-truth and alternative facts… Are we all, as President Obama put it, ‘absorbing an entirely different reality’?

Duration:00:26:34

Polarised: Inequality and Generation Wealth

6/28/2018
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Are economic divides to blame for everything else that’s broken in our politics? And what deeper cultural undercurrents are at play in unequal societies?

Duration:00:36:13

Polarised: How Internet Culture Poisoned Politics

6/20/2018
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Has the dark side of the internet hijacked the White House?

Duration:00:28:31

Polarised: Silicon Valley's Persuasion Machine

6/12/2018
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The second episode of a brand new podcast series from the RSA, 'Polarised'. Matthew Taylor and the author of 'Born Liars' and 'Curious', Ian Leslie, investigate the forces driving us further apart – and what can be done about them.

Duration:00:34:13