The podcast from the RSA investigating the political and cultural forces driving us further apart.
Is democracy failing?
Nov 1 • 27 min
Is democracy under attack? How worried should we be? With Niheer Dasandi and Eliane Glaser.
Oct 18 • 35 min
Have feelings taken over the world? With author of ‘Nervous States’, William Davies.
Aug 23 • 30 min
Anger is all the rage in our politics, but is anger itself the problem? With Claire Fox.
The Media and Echo Chambers
Jul 25 • 26 min
Is it really true that we all live in our own echo chambers? With Sílvia Majó-Vázquez.
Inequality and Generation Wealth
Jun 27 • 36 min
Are economic divides to blame for everything else that’s broken in our society? With Faiza Shaheen and Lauren Greenfield.
How Internet Culture Poisoned Politics
Jun 20 • 28 min
Has the dark side of the internet hijacked the White House? With Whitney Phillips.
Silicon Valley’s Persuasion Machine
Jun 12 • 34 min
Can companies like Cambridge Analytica really swing elections and referendums? With Chris Sumner and Martin Moore.
Liberals and Authoritarians
May 17 • 30 min
Have we become a nation of two tribes – liberals vs authoritarians? With political sociologist Paula Surridge.
May 11 • 2 min
The RSA’s Matthew Taylor and the author of ‘Born Liars’ and ‘Curious’, Ian Leslie, investigate the forces driving us further apart.
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