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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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The True Cost of Economics

February 13th, 2014

Episode 151 of 494 episodes

Dr Philip Roscoe argues that economics is not a science, it's a way of thinking - one that skews all our choices towards self-interest. But now that our most urgent challenges require collective action, it’s time to think differently.

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