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  • Energy
    Vincent Aussilloux and Alain Trannoy - 27 July 2017
    This USs withdrawal from the Paris Agreement presents the EU with a unique opportunity
  • Progressive Governance
    Paul Hofheinz - 22 May 2017
    Society and work is changing, and much faster than people realise
  • Brexit
    Roger Liddle - 09 March 2017
    Brexit will have massive untold consequences for the UK economy and the country's position in the world
  • The future of work
    Florian Ranft - 19 December 2016
    Policymakers must act now to help create responsive labour markets
  • Freeing the Road
    Martin Adler - 30 November 2016

    Politicians must organise a positive and honest public discourse on autonomous cars

  • State of the Left • Austria
    Gerhard Marchl - 20 October 2016
    Elevating the issue of the Canadian-European trade deal may prove to have been a mistake for Austria’s Socialist party
  • 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
  • Europe • Labour • EU Referendum
    Richard Corbett MEP - 02 March 2016
    The Labour party is unambiguously pro-European and will have an important role to play in the forthcoming referendum
  • Brexit • EU • Reform
    Roger Liddle - 11 February 2016

    There is a progressive case for Europe that can resonate with large parts of the electorate, but who will make it?

  • Technology • Engagement • Governance
    Beth Simone Noveck - 04 February 2016
    How can data-rich technology drive better citizen engagement and make government more effective?

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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