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The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year. These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges. Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


Alcohol and Crime: How Do We Break the Cycle?

May 13th, 2014

Episode 193 of 494 episodes

A new survey by the Alcohol & Crime Commission has found that while many prisoners will be able to manage their alcohol problems during their sentence, a lack of support upon being released can lead them straight back into criminal behaviour. Former prison governor John Podmore leads a panel to explore ways to break the cycle.

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