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  • Brexit • EU • Progress
    Roger Liddle - 28 June 2016

    Only a progressive programme for Europe can puncture the surge in populism which currently threatens the existence of the EU

  • Referendum • EU • Brexit
    Roger Liddle - 16 June 2016
    A Brexit vote next week will either cause the EU to close ranks or disintegrate
  • Brexit • EU • Integration
    Andrew Duff - 24 May 2016

    Britain’s complex relationship with the EU would ensure a long and potentially painful withdrawal process

  • Brexit • Europe • Integration
    Renaud Thillaye - 24 May 2016
    Brexit or not, one thing is certain: there will be no EU superstate in the future
  • State of the Left • Spain
    Elisa Díaz-Martínez & Marta Romero - 19 May 2016
    The outcome of Spain’s bid to alleviate electoral stalemate will determine the future leadership of the country’s left
  • State of the Left • Australia
    John McTernan - 19 May 2016
    Labor has surprised many by reclaiming ground on education and fiscal prudence ahead of Australia’s double dissolution
  • State of the Left • Ireland
    Maeve Glavey - 19 May 2016
    Ireland’s two major parties have agreed a pact to enable Enda Kenny to hold onto power. But what are the implications for the left?
  • State of the Left • United States
    Claire O'Connor - 19 May 2016
    Why is Bernie Sanders staying in the US presidential race? And what does it mean for Hillary Clinton?
  • State of the Left • Germany
    Felix Hörisch - 19 May 2016
    A variety of structural factors contributed to a disappointing result for the SPD in Baden-Württemberg
  • State of the Left • Scotland
    Emma Kinloch - 19 May 2016

    Following this month’s elections, Scottish Labour must come to recognise that devolution has not followed the path envisaged by its founders

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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