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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.

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How Government and Big Business Sold Us Wellbeing

May 7th, 2015

Episode 327 of 494 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

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