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The We Society
The We Society

Beyond the politics, beyond our geography are the intangible connections that hold us together - The We Society. The We Society podcast is... more

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A life of public service with Lord Chris Patten

Lord Chris Patten is one of Britain’s big political beasts – not only as a commentator, thinker and writer, but... more

01 May 2024 · 29 minutes
Exposing the underbelly of Britain with Ella Cockbain

Dr Ella Cockbain is not afraid to delve into topics that may make others uncomfortable, whether that's labour exploitation or... more

17 Apr 2024 · 38 minutes
Protecting local councils with Andy Pike

Professor Andy Pike has placed local authorities under his microscope for us, trying to figure out how to solve the... more

10 Apr 2024 · 35 minutes
Is geography destiny? with Rosie McEachan

Professor Rosie McEachan is leading one of the most exciting research projects in Britain - the Born In Bradford study. It's... more

03 Apr 2024 · 33 minutes
We can't let our high streets fail with Ed Jones

Dr Ed Jones is working to turn around Britain's ailing high streets. He is a financial economist at Bangor University... more

27 Mar 2024 · 29 minutes
How society disables us with Anna Lawson and Shani Dhanda

Professor Anna Lawson and Dr Shani Dhanda believe that the Social Sciences can improve the world for disabled people.  Dr Shani... more

20 Mar 2024 · 42 minutes
Should governments care about wellbeing? with Professor Richard Layard

Professor Lord Richard Layard is one of the first economists to look at happiness as a metric that Governments worldwide... more

13 Mar 2024 · 33 minutes
The We Society Season 5 trailer

Join host Will Hutton for Season 5 of the We Society from March to hear more ideas that shape the... more

01 Feb 2024 · 2 minutes
Levelling up isn't a pick n mix with Andy Haldane

For the final episode of Season 4, we have one of the chief architects of Britain's Levelling Up agenda: Andy... more

22 Nov 2023 · 37 minutes
Helping children in a time of crisis with Lucie Cluver

Professor Lucie Cluver has spent her career improving the lot of children, especially during times of crisis. Whether that's the AIDS... more

15 Nov 2023 · 28 minutes
The We Society
A life of public service with Lord Chris Patten
The We Society