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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.


The Metropolitan Revolution

November 1st, 2013

Episode 113 of 494 episodes

Bruce Katz, vice president of the Brookings Institution, describes how innovation in cities and metropolitan areas is driving social, economic and political change on a national scale.

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