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Has our selfish society led to 'broken Britain'? 23 March 2010
Do we need more empathy in public life?

Is Britain broken? Who is to blame? How can we change? In her book, 'The Selfish Society', practising psychoanalytic psychotherapist Sue Gerhardt argues that our society is heading or indeed has already arrived at a kind of consumer mania, where values such as care, attention and empathy are ignored. Jane discusses these issues with Sue Gerhardt and with Kate Stanley, director of Citizens, Society and Economy at the Institute for Public Research.

'The Selfish Society: How We All Forgot To Love One Another and Made Money Instead', by Sue Gerhardt, is published by Simon & Schuster,  ISBN 978-1-84737-571-1
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