Society & Culture

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How Government and Big Business Sold Us Wellbeing

May 7th, 2015

Episode 327 of 443 episodes

Writer and sociologist William Davies visits the RSA to argue that the happiness agenda has blinded policymakers and corporations to the contextual and societal context of disadvantage