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Beyond the City

Beyond the City

By City Economics Society

Join university students Vincent Masterson and Mika Kumar from City Economics Society, as they discuss current events, life advice, and anecdotes with industry leaders, political figures, and accomplished individuals.
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Ep 8 | The Lighter Side of Politics with Matt Chorley
Ep 8 | The Lighter Side of Politics with Matt Chorley
Matt Chorley, a political columnist at The Times and a presenter on Times Radio, talks to us about: moving from writing to radio, using comedy to explain current affairs, and his advice for young people wanting to enter public life.   Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
50:44
May 13, 2021
Ep 7 | The Prime Ministers with Iain Dale
Ep 7 | The Prime Ministers with Iain Dale
Iain Dale, LBC presenter and successful author, talks to us about his great new book 'The Prime Ministers'. The book explores each of the 55 Prime Ministers that this country has had over the past three centuries.  You can purchase Iain's book from his book shop 'Politicos' and all other good book shops: https://www.politicos.co.uk/products/the-prime-ministers Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
43:25
April 23, 2021
Ep 6 | An Ethical Economy with Cardinal Vincent Nichols
Ep 6 | An Ethical Economy with Cardinal Vincent Nichols
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, talks to us about how Catholic moral principles can be applied to political and economic decision making to create an ethical economy for all.  Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
41:32
March 24, 2021
Ep 5 | Universities During COVID-19 and Beyond with Lord David Willetts
Ep 5 | Universities During COVID-19 and Beyond with Lord David Willetts
Lord David Willetts, a former Minister of State for Universities and Science, and the current President of the Advisory Council and Intergenerational Centre at the Resolution Foundation, talks to us about: university life during COVID-19, the future of online learning, and his advice for students. Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
25:41
March 11, 2021
Ep 4 | Scotland's Future with Douglas Ross
Ep 4 | Scotland's Future with Douglas Ross
Douglas Ross, the leader of the Scottish Conservatives and the MP for Moray, talks to us about the: future of the United Kingdom, Space Hub Sutherland and his advice for students. Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
24:32
March 02, 2021
Ep 3 | Our Economic Future with David Smith
Ep 3 | Our Economic Future with David Smith
David Smith, the Economics Editor of The Sunday Times, talks to us about the upcoming Budget, the future of Britain's trade policy and how to make economics great again!  If you would like to read David's work, please follow this link: www.thetimes.co.uk/profile/david-smith?page=1 Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
37:50
February 24, 2021
Ep 2 | Investing In The Future with Will Hobbs
Ep 2 | Investing In The Future with Will Hobbs
Will Hobbs, the Chief Investment Officer of Barclays Wealth, talks to us about the role of finance in shaping the post-COVID world, financial innovation and his advice for your future career.  Will has his own podcast 'Word On The Street' which you can listen to here: https://soundcloud.com/bukinvest/tracks Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
35:40
February 02, 2021
Ep 1 | Tackling The Key Issues with Charlotte Pickles
Ep 1 | Tackling The Key Issues with Charlotte Pickles
Charlotte Pickles, the Director of the think tank 'Reform', talks to us about creating an education system fit for the 21st century, how to increase government investment and what advice she would give to her 20 year old self. To learn more about the important work that Reform is doing, please visit: https://reform.uk/ Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
39:13
January 21, 2021
Ep 9 | What A First Year To Be An MP with Dean Russell
Ep 9 | What A First Year To Be An MP with Dean Russell
Conservative MP Dean Russell shares his experience of his first year as an MP during this turbulent time, how his career so far has helped to prepare him for this role and his advice for young people both on improving their mental health and how to work towards a successful career in politics. Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
32:51
December 09, 2020
Ep 8 | Making A Difference with Andy Cook
Ep 8 | Making A Difference with Andy Cook
Andy Cook, Chief Executive of the Centre for Social Justice, talks to us about the vital work that the CSJ does to make a positive difference to the lives of the most vulnerable in society and how young people are "potential to be developed, not problems to be solved...". Listen for great insights into how think tanks make a difference in society and for some great advice that you can apply to your life.  Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
35:59
December 02, 2020
Ep 7 | America's Future with Gideon Rachman
Ep 7 | America's Future with Gideon Rachman
Gideon Rachman, the Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator of the Financial Times, talks to us about what President-elect Biden's victory will mean for America, what his foreign policy priorities are likely to be and the challenges he will face during his time in the White House. Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
24:07
November 12, 2020
Ep 6 | The Corona Crash with Grace Blakeley
Ep 6 | The Corona Crash with Grace Blakeley
Influential left wing economist, Grace Blakeley, talks to us about her two books: 'The Corona Crash' and 'Stolen - How to Save The World From Financialisation'. In these thought provoking books, Grace sets out how the UK transitioned to a system of financialised capitalism and why she believes that we need to instead move to a system of democratic socialism following the COVID-19 pandemic in order to create a fairer society for all. If you would like to read 'The Corona Crash', here is the link to where you can purchase it: https://amzn.to/34B6AWs If you would like to read 'Stolen - How To Save The World From Financialisation', here is the link to where you can purchase it: https://amzn.to/3msUnci Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
39:41
October 28, 2020
Ep 5 | Steering The Country Through Stormy Waters with Alistair Darling
Ep 5 | Steering The Country Through Stormy Waters with Alistair Darling
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, talks to us about his experiences of being Chancellor during the last economic crisis and what he thinks should be done to ensure that the UK prospers as we enter the new normal.  Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
34:33
October 08, 2020
Ep 4 | Big Ideas for Big Challenges with Will Tanner
Ep 4 | Big Ideas for Big Challenges with Will Tanner
Will Tanner, the Director of the think tank 'Onward', talks to us about his time working for Theresa May, the economic response to COVID-19 and Onward's latest research project that focuses on repairing the UK's social fabric. To learn more about the important work that Onward is doing, please visit: https://www.ukonward.com/ Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
37:50
September 23, 2020
Ep 3 | The Great Economists with Professor Linda Yueh
Ep 3 | The Great Economists with Professor Linda Yueh
Professor Linda Yueh is an economist at Oxford, London Business School and LSE. We spoke to her about her latest book 'The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today' and discussed how these can be applied to the challenges we presently face.  If you would like to read the book yourself, here is the link to where you can purchase it: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/287978/the-great-economists/9780241974476.html Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
28:31
September 13, 2020
Ep 2 | A Greener Economy with Sian Berry
Ep 2 | A Greener Economy with Sian Berry
Green Party leader Sian Berry shares her thoughts on how the UK can achieve an environmentally sustainable future post COVID-19, along with her advice for current students and recent graduates based on the wealth of experience she has gained during her wide ranging and successful career so far.  Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
38:26
August 31, 2020
Ep 1 | The Future of Education with Esther McVey
Ep 1 | The Future of Education with Esther McVey
Conservative MP Esther McVey shares her thoughts on the what the future holds for universities, along with advice for current students, and stories from her own role models.  Hear more from Esther on her podcast, Blue Collar Conversations. Music by Lakey Inspired: https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/
34:35
August 10, 2020