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Sharing in the Success of the Digital Economy

Sharing in the Success of the Digital Economy

Robert D. Atkinson, Michael McTernan & Alastair Reed

Policy Network's new pamphlet making the political case for the progressive power of innovation

Kaleidoscope politics politics

Kaleidoscope politics politics

UK politicians may soon need advice from their continental colleagues on how to deliver stability

Progressive Capitalism in Britain

Progressive Capitalism in Britain

Patrick Diamond, Tony Dolphin & Roger Liddle
New pamphlet on progressive capitalism and inclusive prosperity, published in collaboration with IPPR

Mission-Oriented Finance for Innovation

Mission-Oriented Finance for Innovation

Mariana Mazzucato & Caetano C. R. Penna
New pamphlet asking what kinds of visionary fiscal policies are needed to help promote 'smart' innovation-led, inclusive and sustainable growth?

The Greens: rivals or partners to the centre left?

The Greens: rivals or partners to the centre left?

What opportunities and risks does the rise of green parties present to the centre left? We take a look at the lessons from Australia, Canada and across Europe

  • Finance • Economy • Recession

    The social value of finance: problems and solutions

    Adair Turner

    How do we stop the financial system from occasionally blowing up the world and producing – as it has post 2007/8 – a severe post-crisis recession?

  • State of the Left - United Kingdom

    Kaleidoscope politics

    Hopi Sen

    An inconclusive election in May is unlikely to be followed by the same stability provided by the current coalition

  • State of the Left - United States

    The fight for the Clinton campaign’s heart and soul

    John Halpin and Ruy Teixeira

    Democrats may be preparing to unite around Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid, but there is plenty of ideological jostling to come

  • State of the Left - Sweden

    Löfven gets down to governing

    Katrine Marçal

    The opposition parties blink first, giving Sweden’s social democrats the chance to govern



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Astute and important writings which have relevance for social democratic renewal.

Ideas and debate

Essays and critical thinking on some of the key political and ideological challenges for 21st Century social democracy.

State of the Left

Policy Network's international political observers report on centre-left politics across the world.