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UK Growth: a new chapter

The new report sets out a blueprint for inclusive and sustainable growth in the UK that deals with old and new challenges.

Can Build to Rent help to solve the housing crisis?

If current trends continue, the Build to Rent sector could expand to produce up to 250,000 new homes by 2030, suggests a new report by LSE London.

Workplace rudeness wreaks havoc on employees' health

A new study on workplace rudeness reveals the damage that employers can wreak on an employee’s health and sense of belonging by treating them unfairly.

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Austerity, Debt – What Alternatives?

In this talk, academics and activists will come together around the issues of debt and austerity. From the LSE’s Department of Anthropology, Laura Bear, Deborah James (pictured) and Ryan Davey will present findings from their research on debt and its relation to austerity in different contexts and at different scales. Event date: Wednesday 1 March.

 

Women Leaders on the Global Stage: lessons for Africa

From Germany to Liberia, UK to Argentina, there has been a marked increase in the number of women leaders around the globe in recent years. This event, featuring Fadumo Dayib, the first woman to run for President of Somalia, will explore how women leaders are changing the world and the implications for women leaders in Africa. Event date: Tuesday 7 March.

We Can Look Forward to a Healthier Future

In a new series of debates entitled Glass Half Full, being recorded at LSE for broadcast, Fi Glover pits optimists against pessimists. A lead speaker on each side presents their argument, and both question expert witnesses to support their point of view. At the end of the debate, the audience votes and declares in favour of an optimistic or pessimistic view of the subject. In this first debate panellists will discuss if we heading towards disaster or will a better lifestyle and technological innovation save the day? Event date: 9, 15 and 28 March.

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Drug Policies Beyond the War on Drugs?                                           
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Speakers: Dr John Collins (pictured), Professor Lawrence Phillips 
Recorded: Wednesday 15 February 2015, approx. 96 minutes    

 

Speakers: Harriet Harman, Katrine Marçal, Lieutenant Commander Alexandra Pollard, Dr Nicola Rollock
Recorded: Thursday 23 February 2017

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