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The Face of Justice?

Andrew Morley FRSA argues that those advocating restricting the wearing of the veil in court should tread carefully.

Working back to happiness

Pay and benefits are not enough when it comes to employee satisfaction. Alexander Kjerulf FRSA argues that employers also need to make their staff happy.

A Second Renaissance?

The first renaissance was about loss of belief in authority. Today, as faith in our institutions declines, Rolf Jensen and Mika Aaltonen FRSAs argue we need a second.

Mindfulness: not solving difficult problems

There is currently an explosion of interest in mindfulness, crudely put, the paying of attention to the moment. Mark Leonard argues that simple but powerful mindfulness exercises and broader access to training in the workplace could help us harness the power of our demons for good.

Empathy 2.0

The US election was defined as much by candidates’ perceived ability to empathise as economic policy, argues Mark Honigsbaum.

RSA Animate – The Power of Outrospection

Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves.

Governance in society

Mark Thriscutt FRSA suggests emphasising personal responsibility to tackle individual and organisational misbehavior.

RSA Animate – The Divided Brain

Renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society.

Can we teach moral reasoning?

Emma Worley asks whether lessons in morality can be considered within the curriculum review

RSA Animate – Choice

Fusing sociology, psychoanalysis and philosophy, Professor Renata Salecl shows that individual choice is rarely based on a simple rational decision with a predictable outcome.