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Nikesh Shukla: The One Who Wrote Destiny
Aug
26
1:00 PM13:00

Nikesh Shukla: The One Who Wrote Destiny

Celebrated novelist, and journalist Nikesh Shukla introduces a powerful new novel. Building on the themes and critical acclaim of The Good Immigrant collection Shukla edited, The One Who Wrote Destiny casts another unflinching eye on race and immigration. With wit, wisdom and sensitivity Shukla explores trauma and relationships across three generations of the Jani family.

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Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women’s Rights
Aug
25
6:30 PM18:30

Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women’s Rights

Helen Pankhurst is a women’s rights activist and great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. She is also the author of Deeds Not Words, a biography of the Suffragette movement published on the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote. In this talk, Helen explores the Suffragette movement, what has changed, and what there is still to achieve.

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Peak Inequality: Britain’s Ticking Time Bomb
Aug
22
1:00 PM13:00

Peak Inequality: Britain’s Ticking Time Bomb

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Danny Dorling explains how the widening chasm between rich and poor has had dire implications for health, housing, education, demography, and politics in the UK. Today more than 99% are losing out. So how do we become more equal in an age of peak income inequality? And without a full-blown civil war? Inequality may have reached a peak, but it never falls without a fight.

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