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The RSA: meeting 21st century challenges by showcasing ideas, undertaking innovative research and building civic capacity around the world. We encourage public discourse and critical debate by providing platforms for leading experts to share new ideas on contemporary issues, through our public events programme. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


The Body Economic

May 22nd, 2013

Episode 64 of 443 episodes

Political economist David Stuckler presents new data that shows that austerity is seriously bad for health. Can communities and governments respond more effectively to the challenges of debt and market turmoil, and protect the health of our body economic?