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May 20th, 2015
Episode 330 of 494 episodes
In the 2015 RSA President’s Lecture Professor Sir Tony Atkinson proposes a set of optimistic and practical policy actions to reduce inequality, and shows how both government and citizens – acting individually and collectively – have a significant role to play in achieving a more just society.