Festival strand: Austerity Dilemmas

The global economic crisis that began in 2008 is still rumbling on, affecting every aspect of our lives. Is there light at the end of the tunnel now, or are low economic growth and austerity the ‘new normal’? How will society cope if the future is more bust than boom?

Audio from these debates is now available. Just click on the session you’re interested in and scroll to the Soundcloud player.

Saturday 18 October 2014
10.00 to 11.30 Garden Room
16.00 to 17.15 Garden Room

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Academy of Ideas

Feeding the world: can we engineer away hunger?

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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