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RSA Events

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Society & Culture

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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The Body Economic

May 22nd, 2013

Episode 64 of 494 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?

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