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Cambridge Literary Festival presents - Paul Mason
Wednesday 16 October 2019
Join us for an evening with Paul Mason, award-winning author, broadcaster and film-maker.
Tickets are not on sale for this event yet.
How do we preserve what makes us human in an age of uncertainty? Are we now just consumers shaped by market forces? A sequence of DNA? A collection of base instincts? Or will we soon be supplanted by algorithms and A.I. anyway? Following the phenomenal success of his internationally bestselling Postcapitalism, Clear Bright Future is a radical, impassioned defence of the human being, our universal rights and freedoms and our power to change the world around us. A work of radical optimism, Paul draws from economics to Big Data, neuroscience to the culture wars to argue that we are still capable – through language, innovation and co-operation – of shaping our future.