About us

Leading international thinktank and political network


Register for all the latest updates in our regular newsletter

Home Opinion
  • Labour • UK • Politics
    Patrick Diamond - 25 September 2016
    If Labour tries to pretend that the industrial Britain of the 1960s and 1970s can be resurrected in the 21st century it will fail
  • Economy • Work • Digitalisation
    Jenni Karjalainen - 23 September 2016
    With the fourth industrial revolution transforming industry, progressives must face up to the global skills challenge
  • Immigration • Populism • US
    Matt Browne and John Halpin - 23 September 2016

    Dismissing voters as racists and xenophobes only serves to further fuel populist disdain of mainstream politicians

  • Immigration
    Sunder Katwala - 02 September 2016
    Britain’s Brexit vote exemplifies why progressives cannot keep running away from the debate on immigration
  • Immigration
    Will Moy - 02 September 2016
    The debate on immigration is dominated too often by meaningless and misinterpreted statistics
  • Immigration
    Maeve Glavey - 02 September 2016
    The progressive mainstream must better understand voter anxieties
  • Young people • Democracy • Engagement
    Georgia Gould - 22 August 2016

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

  • Parties • Democracy • Engagement
    Hanno Burmester - 22 August 2016
    How can traditional parties innovate in order to survive?
  • Citizenship • Democracy • Politics
    Geoff Mulgan - 22 August 2016

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

  • Polling • Trust • UK
    Ben Page - 19 August 2016
    Polling conducted in the UK sheds light on how flexible voters are prepared to be in their expectations of public sector services

The Policy Network Observatory promotes critical debate and reflection on progressive politics. It is centre-left orientated but determinedly challenges social democracy. It is pro-European but restlessly questions EU institutions and practices.

Search Posts

search form
  • Keyword
  • Title
  • Author
  • Date posted