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  • Labour • Populism • Elections
    Tim Bale - 10 March 2015
    The left populist challenge to Labour is contained for now. But victory in May could make the party more vulnerable
  • Capitalism • Prosperity • Equality
    Neera Tanden - 06 March 2015
    How do we create a stronger, fairer and more sustainable economic model where everyone benefits from rising prosperity?
  • EU • Reform • Growth
    Frans Timmermans - 05 March 2015
    Speech to Policy Network's EU conference held on 5th March 2015
  • EU • Legitimacy • Democracy
    Albert Weale - 02 March 2015
    There are conflicting demands on EU representatives from their international partners and their domestic constituents
  • EU • Free movement • Reform
    Laszlo Andor - 02 March 2015
    Migration within the EU heads David Cameron’s planned renegotiation strategy. But the debate needs more facts and fewer myths
  • EU • Regulation • Juncker
    Andrea Renda - 02 March 2015
    Is the obsession with EU 'red tape' justified and can measures be taken to reduce it?
  • Canada • Greens • Environmentalism
    Claudia Chwalisz - 26 February 2015
    The Canadian Green party has become a respectable political force, though it still lacks legislative power
  • Greens • Australia • Populism
    David Hetherington - 26 February 2015
    Australia’s Green party fulfilled its dream of becoming part of the political establishment at precisely the wrong time
  • Green party • Europe • Elections
    Neil Carter - 26 February 2015
    The relationship between Greens and European centre-left parties is complex – and when they fall out, the price can be high
  • Green party • Populism • Election
    Paul Webb - 26 February 2015
    With the Green party on course to win its highest-ever vote, it will be Labour and the Liberal Democrats who feel its impact most

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.

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