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Who are “the establishment”?
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This Battle of Ideas debate looks at the idea of the establishment, asking whether we can still talk about an establishment today and, if we can, what does it look like and who is part of it - who exercises real power today and how?
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Battle of Ideas 2016: free speech allowed
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This year's Battle of Ideas focuses on free speech, but looks at a myriad of different areas from Brexit and Trump through to coups in Brazil and Turkey and tensions in and with Eastern Europe. Join 400-plus speakers in London's Barbican for a debating festival of considerable breadth, which demands that its audiences challenge and be challenged!
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Diversity: empowering some, silencing others?
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Does the current focus on diversity do more to divide than to unify societies? Join De Balie and the Institute of Ideas for this Battle of Ideas debate on the differences in our societies and how we think about politics and citizenship.
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Coercion, prestige or privilege? On the social significance of work in contemporary capitalism
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We hear a lot about work-life balance, but what about a work-work balance? How come many people are now working more and more hours, while so many others remain unemployed? It's time to talk about work: its distribution and its qualification. Join Krytyka on the 22nd September for a debate about the social significance of employment.
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