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Distributing the Future: Why More Equal Prospects Matter
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Distributing the Future: Why More Equal Prospects Matter

Matthias Machnig & Oliver Schmolke

Could Germany's economic success be undermined by inequality?

Sunny Ways: Learning From Success and Failure in Canada
PUBLICATION

Sunny Ways: Learning From Success and Failure in Canada

Jonathan Ashworth

What can social democrats learn from the success of Justin Trudeau's Liberal party?

After the referendum: UK-EU politics in a ‘post-truth democracy’
OPINION

After the referendum: UK-EU politics in a ‘post-truth democracy’

Patrick Diamond

Labour must build bridges between communities at ease with economic openness and those who resent it

Brexit – the fallout: Where next for progressives?
FEATURE

Brexit – the fallout: Where next for progressives?

Expert analysis from across Europe on the consequences of the UK's recent referendum

Work and the 'platform economy': lessons for progressives
FEATURE

Work and the 'platform economy': lessons for progressives

Policy Network launches a new project on the impact of the platform economy

  • Young people • Democracy • Engagement

    How can we better engage younger voters?

    Georgia Gould

    While Brexit demonstrates the risk of young people being disengaged from politics, it also presents a window of opportunity

  • Parties • Democracy • Engagement

    Change or die

    Hanno Burmester

    How can traditional parties innovate in order to survive?

  • Citizenship • Democracy • Politics

    Too late for therapy?

    Geoff Mulgan

    How can we improve the relationship between citizens and the state?

  • Polling • Trust • UK

    The politics of public spending

    Ben Page

    Polling conducted in the UK sheds light on how flexible voters are prepared to be in their expectations of public sector services

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