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The Real Agenda Network

May 25, 2021

Caring for others is the highest thing anyone can do in this world. Yet our governments don’t value care either in the policies they create, and they don’t value it monetarily. We look at how we move from an un-caring economy to a caring economy, how women’s unpaid work is the greatest subsidy to our so-called...


May 21, 2021

Former leader of the Liberal Democrats Sir Vince Cable shares the lessons of his long and varied political life and tell us about his new book, Money and Power.

In uncertain times for progressives of all stripes, not least the Lib Dems, it was great to get Vince's unique perspective. Vince Cable was MP for Twickenham...


May 19, 2021

Jessica is joined by artist Tom Stallard, a member of the XR samba band and Walthamstow XR. Jessica interviews with Dr. Charlie Gardner, a conservationist and researcher based at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology at the University of Kent. Dr. Gardner lived in Madagascar for 10 years helping to...


May 12, 2021

Can education be compassionate? Kathryn Waddington, reader in psychology at the University of Westminster, joins us to discuss her new book - Towards the Compassionate University - which examines what a compassionate university looks like and how we can bring more compassion into education. This podcast series...


May 3, 2021

Much of the world is run on the basis of economic theories that have become accepted truths of our era. But they actually have very little evidence to back them up. This month, Naomi Fowler speaks to finance journalist and writer Tom Bergin on how economics ruins economies, and puts economists in the dock. Tom’s...