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Left without a Future?
Author: Anthony Painter
Date:08 July 2013
Left without a Future? poses a simple question: despite the failure of neo-liberalism, why has the left failed to provide an alternative that resonates? In a context of enormous social and economic change, the centre-left has not found a convincing new governing statecraft. Now it must seek to create a practical new vision in anxious rather than prosperous times.
François Hollande after One Year
Author: Renaud Thillaye
Date:01 May 2013
For many European commentators and politicians, there is no doubt about Hollande’s central shortcoming: he has yet to get real about fiscal discipline and structural reform. France has only itself to blame for its poor performance, unsustainable welfare state and huge, still increasing public debt. This paper takes a different view: the record of the PS-run government is far from being negligible after one year.
The Politics of Growth, Stability and Reform
Author: Policy Network & Global Progress
Date:09 April 2013
This publication of "Memos to the Left" focuses on 3 pillars of progressive governance that need sustained attention, critical thinking and new ideas: the politics of growth, production and reform; lifting living standards and providing good jobs in an era of increasing global competition; equipping young people for the new economy and tackling youth unemployment.
Democratic Stress, the Populist Signal and Extremist Threat
Author: Anthony Painter
Date:21 March 2013
The rise of populism seen across Europe and the US is exposing old and hidden fault-lines in democratic systems
Gearing EU Governance towards Future Growth
Author: Renaud Thillaye
Date:14 March 2013
The side-lining of Europe 2020 and its worrying consequences. The Europe 2020 Strategy should not be considered as a ‘good-weather strategy’ only.  The EU has to find a sense of purpose again.
Europe in Search of a New Settlement
Author: Policy Network (eds)
Date:26 February 2013
Ahead of the 'Prospects for Revival in the Eurozone – and what place for Britain in Europe?' conference this week, Policy Network’s new publication seeks to provide guidance and clarity on some of these questions. Nine leading thinkers on EU affairs highlight the range of strategic options and preferences which ultimately have to be reconciled.
Europe's Immigration Challenge
Author: Elena Jurado & Grete Brochmann (eds)
Date:21 February 2013
In this new Policy Network book, edited by Elena Jurado & Grete Brochmann, leading immigration experts present a comprehensive cross-comparative study which sheds light on how  work, welfare and immigration policies can be developed in a more integrated fashion.

Immigration, Work and Welfare
Author: Elena Jurado, Grete Brochmann & Jon Erik Dølvik
Date:20 February 2013
This new Policy Network paper is drawn from the introduction of Europe's Immigration Challenge, edited by Elena Jurado & Grete Brochmann. In the book leading immigration experts present a comprehensive cross-comparative study which sheds light on how  work, welfare and immigration policies can be developed in a more integrated fashion.
European Welfare States after the Crisis
Author: Patrick Diamond & Guy Lodge
Date:28 January 2013
Governments in the UK and elsewhere in Europe are taking a position on welfare reform which is in line with public opinion, but may be the wrong strategic choice in the long-term.
Regulation and Fairness
Author: Shamit Saggar
Date:13 December 2012
Modern regulation is at a crossroads. The shortcomings exposed by the 2008 financial crisis point to the need to re-evaluate both rationales and operating models.

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