Public trust in the establishment is waning, but an age of disruption requires good leadership. So how can leaders lead in a post-deferential age?
Jamie Bartlett (@JamieJBartlett) is writer and technology industry analyst at the think tank Demos.
Mary Kaldor is Professor of Global Governance at LSE.
Louise Casey is former head of the Respect Task Force, the UK’s first Victims’ Commissioner, director general of Troubled Families.
Rupert Reid is Director of Research and Strategy at Policy Exchange. Previously based in Downing Street and Parliament as Special Adviser to the then Chief Whip, Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP.
Heather Rabbatts is former chief executive of the London boroughs of Lambeth, Merton, and Hammersmith and Fulham.
Anne McElvoy (@annemcelvoy) is Senior Editor at The Economist, a presenter of BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking and BBC Radio 4 Moral Maze, and a London Evening Standard columnist.
This event will be recorded and broadcast BBC Radio 3's Free Thinking on Wednesday 27 February and will be available as an Arts & Ideas podcast from BBC Sounds.
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This event forms part of the “New World (Dis)Orders” series, held in the run up to the LSE Festival, a week-long series of events taking place from 25 February to 2 March 2019, free to attend and open to all, exploring how social science can tackle global issues. How did we get here? What are the challenges? And, importantly, how can we address them? The full LSE Festival programme is online.
A podcast of this event is available to download from Authority in the Era of Populism.
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