Laurie Fitzjohn FRSA argues that three years after the phone hacking scandal erupted, the problem at the heart of the matter – that a mere five families control 80% of the national newspapers we read – has been ignored. He suggests a new approach.
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John Leventhall FRSA asks whether the newfound community spirit, highlighted in the RSA report ‘Shopping for Shared Value’, is a sign of supermarkets’ enlightened self-interest to enhancing future profits and whether such approaches can benefit local businesses in the community.
Andy Rickell FRSA explores the issue of equality for disabled people and suggests a way forward.
A note from Dame Jenny Abramsky, Chair of the Heritage Lottery Fund, addressing the Heritage Exchange 2014 event, in partnership with the RSA, aiming to help collectively consider the way ahead for the next generation of heritage thinking.
How can we get people more engaged, more productive, and happier at work? Is technology part of the problem – and could it also be part of the solution? Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer at Microsoft, imagines what might be possible if more organisations embraced the full, empowering potential of technology and encouraged a truly open, collaborative and flexible working culture. Taken from a talk given by Dave Coplin as part of the RSA’s free public events programme.
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