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.
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’?
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.