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The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers Thrive and Work Does Not Pay - Professor Guy Standing

Guy Standing is Professorial Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and co-founder and honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN). From 1975 to 2006, he worked at the International Labour Organization, latterly as director of the ILO's Socio-Economic Security Programme. He has written widely in the areas of labour economics, labour market flexibility, structural adjustment policies and social protection. His recent work has concerned the emerging precariat class and the need to move towards basic income and deliberative democracy. His latest books are The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers Thrive and Work Does Not Pay (Biteback, 2016) and Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen (Penguin, 2017). He will explain why growth of the precariat is intensifying social conflict, populism and a new progressive politics.

Are We Now a Divided Society? - Professor Ted Cantle

In August 2001, Ted was appointed by the UK Home Secretary to lead a review of the summer riots in a number of English northern towns and cities. The riots were based on conflict between ethnic minority and white groups. The subsequent 'Cantle Report' established the concept of ‘community cohesion’ and developed an entirely new approach to race and community relations. Ted was appointed as a government adviser to oversee the introduction of this new policy framework. He has written two books: Community Cohesion: A New Framework for Race and Diversity (2005) and Interculturalism - The New Era of Cohesion and Diversity (2012) (Palgrave Macmillan), in which he argues that the old multicultural paradigms must be replaced by a new intercultural framework for managing community relations in a world defined by globalisation and super–diversity. Ted continues to advise a wide range of public, private and voluntary sector agencies.


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