Published: 11 August 2018
Guests: Dr. Keith Burstein
It’s always assumed that social change starts in politics. But what if that assumption is incorrect and social change actually begins in the arts?
Throughout history, it is the artist – not the politician – who is better equipped to show how humanity can make the next big leap forward and transcend problems that the political class is often powerless to resolve.
Host Ross Ashcroft is joined by composer and conductor Keith Burstein, who has been successfully using opera over the last 13 years to highlight the issues that affect all our lives.
How people experience the world is at odds with how politicians explain it. This mismatch creates fear and anger - what economists, Eric Lonergan and Mark Blythe have coined, Angrynomics.
Research paints a shocking picture of the experiences of pregnant women and new mothers in the UK workplace.