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Lessons of the Greek crisis

Our European leaders took a step too far, too fast when they introduced monetary union argues Anand Menon.

RSA Animate – First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

In this short RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving. View the original lecture on RSA Vision. Download a transcript of this video (pdf) Tweet

Will Big Cuts bolster the Big Society?

With pretty much every part of the public sector facing cuts, the search is on for ways to deliver efficiencies. Ben Rogers asked whether the Big Society – on which Cameron gave his first major speech at PM last week – provides some answers.

An enlightened view of altruism

What are the connections between altruism and religion asks Clifford Longley

From a knowledge economy to a wisdom economy

We need to rethink the political axiom that the UK can think its way to success and leave the dirty work of making things to others, argues Julian Dobson FRSA

Pause for political thought

Can a 2000-year-old idea rival the fresh insights into human and social wellbeing offered by social capital thinking, social psychology and neuroscience? Ben Rogers thinks so